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Real art

What is art? Who are the real artists? Sure many of you answered: “Picasso”. Now I tell you, look some of his most famous paints like “El Guernica”. 222 more words


MIL/DIL Counsel: Never Heard This Before!

Recently read this interesting counsel on “Tips to Improve Your Relationship with Your MIL:

“If you have the same standard for your mother-in-law… 361 more words


Happy birthday

Happy birthday, Ford Mustang!

Born 17 April 1964, that makes you 50 years old!

Our second boy and his wife are celebrating their anniversary 17 April as well.  122 more words

My View Of The World

Over a Bowl of Fruit at Sammy J's (part 1)

“This whole issue of expectations seems to cause a good deal of conflict between  MILs and DILs.”

I offered this as an opening to my conversation with Bonnie as we sat together on a warm summer day in a very busy diner.  495 more words



A little while ago Under the Sand (2000) was considered for screening at an event on ageing.   I had excluded it from my blog and film group list because Charlotte Rampling was 54 years old when Ozon shot this mystery film.   744 more words


It's Her Birthday!

It’s her birthday!  We want to send a  gift that she will enjoy and that will show our love.

Our son and his wife live hundreds of miles away and we don’t see them as often as we would like (which would be weekly!) 786 more words


I Would Be Labelled the WITCH in the Family!!

We all know how motherhood makes you a better person, more patient, more accepting, more forgiving, more organised, alright the list is endless. But lest I knew I would have another suffix added to my name; “Shivangi the WITCH”, I know it sounds harsh, Not that anybody calls me by this name, but I am sure this is what is going in their heads. 799 more words