Beaker and Dr Honeydew

… aka my husband and I. It seems I had an even more tragic childhood than I imagined as I did not see even one episode of The Muppets. I had thought I was too old for them, but my dear husband tells me I’m not! When he suggested on the phone today that he…

Blogging, handwriting and Pen Pals

The art of handwriting and letter writing is becoming obsolete as we are all using text messaging, email, Twitter, Facebook and other types of social media. I have gathered lots of global friends via my blog, and now consider them to be pen pals, and am excited to be meeting a few of them soon…

Resilience and the human spirit

The resilience of the human spirit is something I would love to study further, and it always amazes me how people withstand multiple crisis or illnesses and get back up with a fighting spirit. I’ve volunteered for organisations helping people who have endured extreme, and multiple losses and traumas, people who could well choose to…