I’ve had a fine old time these past few days stuffing around with painting again. I haven’t felt like it for a while, having been somewhat under the weather since my fall on New Year’s Day and then getting bronchitis, but this week I have felt my energy returning. The first artwork I did was … More BACK TO THE PAINTBRUSH!
No, I’m not Oliver Twist, thank goodness, but what got me going on this topic was checking out an on-line “cheap and easy” recipe. I started reading the ingredients and howled with laughter. Some of the ingredients were not the day-to-day stuff you find in a pantry – pomegranate molasses, to name but one of … More FOOD, FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD..
1. I didn’t make any New Year’s Resolutions. To be truthful, I clean forgot but I also simply didn’t have the interest in making resolutions prior to the end of 2012. And then I saw a comment (and my apologies for not naming the writer, I’ve forgotten where I read it) that mid-winter is not … More TRUE CONFESSIONS… Sort of
I have subscribed to the newsletter from the 1 Billion Rising website, and here are details from the most recent e-mail: 4 Weeks From Today the RISING Will Begin! We are 4 weeks away from the very first RISINGS! As the day rises in the east and continues across the Pacific Islands, Asia, Europe, Africa, … More 1 BILLION RISING – Details from the website’s newsletter
I think most of us are probably familiar with the awful story of the young woman raped and beaten in an act of unimaginable violence in India, thrown off a bus with her companion, and eventually dying from the dreadful treatment meted out to her. It has brought into focus the shameful treatment of women … More DANCE! FOR WOMEN’S RIGHT TO LIVE SAFELY
This is a fairy story. Sort of. Many moons ago, elderly people in Western society were respected, looked after by families in their old age, and were considered a part of the family and a valued member of the community. But then the Wicked Witch waved her rather morose wand and shunted us to the … More ELDERLY, BEAUTIFUL AND GORGEOUS
I’ve adapted the title from The Hippopotamus Song by Flanders and Swan, a duo who used to produce quite humorous ditties which was quite surprising because, apart from their collaboration, they were reputed to hate each others guts. So here’s my adaptation of the chorus: Hugs, hugs, glorious hugs, Nothing quite like it for heating … More HUGS, HUGS, GLORIOUS HUGS