Category Archives: 2016 Explore

Positive Ageing

  Growing older gets a lot of bad press. Body parts drop, brain cells evaporate, bones crumble and pension pots shrink. The worst thing? It happens to us all (if we’re lucky – never forget that old age is a … Continue reading

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Exploring where best to write

Worst scenario for writing I once, briefly, belonged to a creative writing group. Boy, did that make me feel inadequate! We’d be given a prompt and a time limit, then everyone would start beavering away in their notebooks. Everyone except … Continue reading

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Loch Ard Cemetery

Having just seen the story retold on ‘Coast, Australia’, I couldn’t resist retelling our own experience on The Great Ocean Road when we visited in August 2014. Gusts of freezing wind whirling around tombstones and biting into flesh might seem … Continue reading

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A thin veil

There are moments in life that seem made for serendipity. This weekend was one of them, when St Mary’s Church Newsletter published a front page article about ‘saving the date’ for a Christian retreat to Lee Abbey ; spotted the day … Continue reading

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Explore

New Year resolutions are so much easier to keep when they add to life instead of taking away! Last year I learnt I could keep to a plan if it enhances my happiness; in all the years before I discovered … Continue reading

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