Just a reminder that beauty isn't perfect.
The machine went thump, thump, thump and everything seemed to be moving including men in dirty coats with blacken faces who busied themselves around the noisy mechanical creature that was somehow involved in making the newspaper.
WordPress is more than happy to remind me it has been eight months since my last post. To it I say, I know already. To be honest, the last eight months have been so full they aren't worth revisiting and I certainly don't need reminding that I haven't had time to scratch myself never lone indulge in... Continue Reading →
My cat found this little guy in the back yard yesterday. He didn't harm it as I think it scared him as much as he scared the baby blue tongue lizard. It was only around four degree at the time and the poor lizard was barely moving. I was afraid it might not make it... Continue Reading →
When I was young, I had read books about volcano's and the story of Pompeii fascinated me while being the scariest horror story I ever heard. Needless to say; the thought of living near an extinct volcano scared the hell out of me. However I did and thankfully, all these years later, it hasn't gurgled... Continue Reading →
A moment of compassion during a visit to a farm of a friend bought a tear to my eye and reminded me there are good people and good deeds done in the world. As I am on a couple of weeks holidays at home he invited me out to his property where photo opportunities abound.... Continue Reading →
I've managed to do more posts in one week than I did all year. Wow, it is amazing what a bit of down time can do for a person. As such; here is my final post to wrap up the horrible year that has just gone, December memories. All in all this month went too... Continue Reading →
I was reminded of a lot of things in November. These included what it was like to hear rain on the roof, what news writing is all about and a promise I made in January to my boys and a friend. The change of scene in my work place also herald a change in the... Continue Reading →
My dad celebrated his 94th birthday in October. It was a low key affair. I think once you have had as many birthday's as him you don't want too much of a fuss but my boys and I still popped up to see him and sing him that all important song. This was when I... Continue Reading →