Filo-nanigans

I've had a week away from the blog to focus on the training for my new job role, and now it is time to get back on the blogging horse. I have been certain for most of the year that a return to work, especially work outside the home, would see me wanting a more…

Wandering off the track

Another churchyard railing with another waterfall of blooms - this time delving back in history to the early years of this century and the magnificent Wisteria at St Giles Church. This church was a regular sight to me as it was on the route between my old flat and the city centre. Now, however, I…

Wonderful weeks

My plan for today was to talk about how and why I plan my life in weekly segments, although I could simply say "because it makes sense" and go and do my knitting instead (don't you go thinking that I'm not tempted). I have been reflecting on the fact that, over the course of many…

It will never catch on

Ah, the typewriter. It's one of those things which is having a moment thanks to social media and the jury is out as to whether or not it's just a bit of silliness. The big draw is that you can buy them relatively cheaply and you'll often find them at garage sales or in charity…

When you’re out of fashion

"Let them have their fad and their fix Confined by fashion and peer I love you for your courage In this frightened atmosphere" Don McLean: You Have Lived It doesn't matter what particular hobbies you indulge in, I'm sure that every single one of them is prone to fads and fashions. I am equally certain…

Just things and stuff

It's been a slow couple of weeks Chez Pamela. If you read the blog regularly you will have noticed that the posts have been rather sporadic. This doesn't mean that my general progress has halted, although it has slowed to the pace of the trains which rumble along the track near my flat, often stopping…