This post was first published in 2012 so a slight update.
I think that loneliness has almost become a ‘social stigma’ something best not discussed, it implies that one doesn’t have the capacity to make friends. 631 more words
Oh the contrasts in the weather, how tiny we are in the face of nature!
I was a teacher for a few years and we were always aware that a windy day might, if we were not careful, lead to unruly behaviour often from the least likely students. 138 more words
‘Give them bread and circuses’ is a quote from Roman times, My mother loved using that expression, especially when she thought the ‘powers that be’ had their heads in the clouds, although as puppeteers we were often called upon to put on one of the circuses! 457 more words