Category Archives: Friendship

The Glow of Friendship

Driving back from my friend’s house yesterday in the late afternoon I was lost in thought as I barrelled down the dual carriageway, bursts of rain hitting the windscreen and short, sharp gusts of wind buffeting against my car. I … Continue reading

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A Thanksgiving ‘Happy Birthday’ Baby

Thanksgiving was a non-event for me when we first moved to America.  As a Brit, this holiday isn’t on the calendar and not one that we celebrate since, after all, it was from our country that the pilgrims fled, so … Continue reading

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Bonfire Night and A Drive in the Wilds of Wiltshire

 Remember, remember!  The fifth of November,  The Gunpowder treason and plot;  I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot! (English Folk Verse, c 1870) When we lived in America, the ushering in of November brought … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Money

My dear readers, you know me well enough by now to know that reading this blog is a bit like opening that proverbial box of chocolates in the movie ‘Forrest Gump‘ – you never know what you’re gonna get. Well, … Continue reading

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Thank You – You Are My Sunshine!

So here we are, all the birthday celebrations for my daughter’s 21st have been and gone but what a wonderful time it was!  My heart is full of the joy and love which comes from sharing this special time with … Continue reading

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Baby, I’m Back!

Well, hello again dear readers!  I have returned from my journey across that vast Atlantic sea, safe and sound, climbed back out of a sleepless void commonly known as ‘jet lag’ so that I am now managing to  sleep 4 hours straight (yes, … Continue reading

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The Hope of Spring

Alleluia – By Glenna Oldham Daffodil footprints herald the coming of spring like summer rains usher in autumn’s bountiful gifts. Alleluia! And your life, my friend makes ready a road for the Lord. Alleluia! Oh I praise the Lord for … Continue reading

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