Monthly Archives: January 2017

In your face, Fear!

Recently the priest said something in his sermon which struck a chord with me. He said, “Fear is the opposite of faith, not unbelief.” I had been thinking of the concept of ‘facing your fears’ so this got me thinking. … Continue reading

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How big is your tank?

Fish are supposed to be soothing. People have aquariums to add a sense of serenity to a living space. Well, let me tell you – they are depressing. Edna has asked me to ‘fish-sit’ for her while she’s on holiday. … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened…

Remember how I warned against going back? Well… *whispers* ‘I’m going back to the school I just resigned from.’ I’m whispering this because, that way, you might not realise that I just said I’m going back to the school I … Continue reading

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My Car Yard

I watched quite a bit of Home Improvement TV last week while visiting a friend on a farm. My brain started planning how I could convert a large concrete slab in my front yard into an entertainment area. I rushed … Continue reading

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I Can’t Do Nothing!

Something I have always known about myself is that I can’t do nothing. I mean that in the literal sense, rather than in the ‘I don’t understand the rules of English grammar, and use a double negative to express my … Continue reading

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It’s 2017! Big deal.

Today is the day that everyone looks to the future with rose-tinted spectacles. For one day (or at least 5 minutes after midnight) we forget that we despise half the world, and we wish happiness for all. One only has … Continue reading

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