Getting my late sister Valerie’s album put together has, by necessity, dictated going through many old albums and boxes  with the obvious photographic diversions into other areas of the past! Continue reading


Melanie update!

I never answer our telephone as we have a machine that does a very good job of doing that! I just wait as it invites a message, and then I listen and decide whether to pickup the call or not. Continue reading


I just love a good family conversation. It doesn’t have to be particularly complex, although they can be fun, but they do have to include at least both parties contributing in a constructive manner. A one way dialogue simply indicates that this is clearly not a good time for a conversation! Continue reading