Monthly Archives: August 2016

An Ordinary Road

I was thinking about some of the wonderful sights I witnessed this summer on my hike through Scotland along the West Highland Way, and it brought to mind how lucky I really am. This photo is from the Glen on … Continue reading

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Pickthanks and Naysayers

Last week, two things jumped out at me: the word ‘pickthanks’ (which was to become a favourite) and a photograph from 1936. Well…the following was the result…   Why I Wear My Cross. In a world of pickthanks, he stood out- … Continue reading

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First Love

  First Love   He holds her pale hand firmly in his grip Lest she might slip away Leaving him alone, desperate.   Never though has he held her love. I keep that safe beneath my bed, in a box … Continue reading

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