By good fortune, I was able to raft down the Motu River in New Zealand twice during the last year. The magnificent four-day journey traverses one of the last wilderness areas in the North Island. The first expedition was led by “Buzz”, an American guide with a great deal of rafting experience and many stories […]


Hello Peeps…….now I know that bullying goes on in schools……..but I find it very disturbing what I have just read on my Facebook page……a mother has posted asking what is the  best school bag she should buy for her daughter, one that she will not get bullied about…….What The Heck !!!!………comments were posted suggesting various shops, but someone had […]


A frail old man went to live with his son, daughter-in-law, and a four-year old grandson. The old man’s hands trembled, his eyesight was blurred, and his step faltered. The family ate together nightly at the dinner table. But the elderly grandfather’s shaky hands and failing sight made eating rather difficult. Peas rolled off his […]