Tag Archives: Family

A familiar place and space…

Ever wonder what makes us feel familiar and attached to particular places? This issue is one that has been swimming around in my head for sometime now. In order to experience somewhere as familiar, probably requires a person to have been away from … Continue reading

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Smoked Cod (Finnan Haddie) and Egg Sauce…

When I was growing up (back in the dark dim…) every Good Friday we sat down to a lunch of smoked cod and egg sauce. It was the only time in the year that we had it, a bit like … Continue reading

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A lovely neighbour. . .

Something sad has happened in my street. A lovely neighbour died yesterday. She was a mother, a sister, a daughter and special to many people. She wasn’t old enough to leave us; she still had life tasks to complete, like … Continue reading

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A little friend goes to school. . .

A little friend who lives in our street is about to embark on a very big adventure. She starts school for the very first time this week.  Yesterday, she arrived at our house, all decked out in her new school … Continue reading

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Reminiscence – ‘Lost Maryborough’

I suspect we all reminisce in very different ways. The extent to which we think about the past is maybe dependent on our age. As we age we tend to look back as often as we project forward. Reflection and … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Philomena!

Today I saw the movie Philomena. A very special, funny, and moving experience. I don’t want to spoil it for anyone so I’ll hopefully not reveal too much of the plot.  I loved this film but it raised difficult life dilemmas. One of … Continue reading

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‘Fanny’s Christmas Pudding’

It happens every year. The diary fills up with special things to do and all of a sudden everything else that has mattered for the past eleven months becomes background activity and thinking. Well at least I have to admit … Continue reading

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