• It all seems to be work

    It has been a very busy time for the family and the time seems to have shot by. We have been like ‘passing ships in the night, engrossed in our own little worlds, only occasionally bumping into each other when through necessity our paths collide (mealtimes and for lifts). Jamie was ferried to and from… Continue Reading

  • There’s snow business like snow business!

    Surprisingly, it’s only been ten days since I wrote the last blog. The sun made a rare appearance today, encouraging me to tidy up the garden detritus and chop a pile of logs in readiness for more predicted cold weather. Except for the remnants of an igloo on the patio that Jamie and Harley built… Continue Reading

  • Christmas 2009

    Like a lot of people, I was looking forward to the end of 2009. Though both Sue and I are now officially retired and in receipt of our teacher pensions, we are apprehensive of a new government being elected in the spring and a probable reduction in the benefits we have accrued or maybe an… Continue Reading