Wherever Ye May Be

| December 10, 2017

Dance to Remember I have known an army Christmas, with family together at home wherever home might be and an army Christmas where the Sergeant, posted to distant parts, is with us in spirit near to hearth and self. It is at Christmas that thoughts also drift to those unable to be with us. The […]

And It’s a Lucky Man

| December 2, 2017

The unique, the meaningful, the personal I wander about the stores and vendors attempting to find a little something to add to the Christmas season – something for someone special. It seems that the drizzle of the rain dampens the season as I struggle through endless offerings in search of the unique, the meaningful. More […]

Christmas: There Rang a Bell

| December 21, 2016

Some While Ago Rutherglen Town Hall (Lanarkshire) was first built in 1862 and after falling into disrepair was reopened in 2005 following a £12.5 million refurbishment. For some it may be a familiar landmark and for the Richardson family, whose son James is commemorated on the nearby Rutherglen War Memorial, the town hall was a landmark […]

Faithful Friends Who Are Dear to Us

| December 20, 2014

Monuments, Men, Film and Home Well there they are again those wonderful black keys with their snow-like white letters and characters stretched before my fingertips. So what will it be today? We are back because of what I can do by finding a bit of inspiration in the most surprising of places and times. After […]