Saturday, October 11, 2014

hope

during this week / I've read the story of Noah / and the ark, and his family, and the animals / which is usually perceived / as hopeful: a fresh start, for a damaged world / although the events described / were catastrophic ...

to-day / two colleagues are getting married / for everyone / a sign of hope / of a bright future ...

and / on my way home, yesterday, I saw:


Saturday, October 04, 2014

texture


autumnal / somehow / trying / to keep the show on the road ...

Saturday, September 20, 2014

politics

everyone is involved, now / but I've never liked politics / why can't people just try to work out / what's best for everyone / instead of / arguing / being selfish / lying ...

Scotland remains part of the UK / which must, in some ways, be a good thing / especially for someone with both Scottish and English parents / let's just leave it at that, for now ...

Saturday, August 30, 2014

the wrong way round

the plan was to find somewhere to park the car in East Linton / and then to walk along the riverside path to Hailes Castle / where we would eat our (packed) lunches, have a look round / and then return // but we drove through East Linton / then found ourselves on the road to Hailes Castle / where we parked (the car) / and set off towards East Linton ...

the positive outcome of this inversion was that we had ice creams in East Linton / and still managed to have a look round the castle when we returned to where we had parked (the car) / there were swans in the river, by the castle:


Saturday, August 23, 2014

desolate

no words / just (yet) another picture:


Saturday, July 26, 2014

menace


especially when the dog has been chewing a branch, and gets a piece stuck between her teeth - I'm recovering now (hopefully), from a bout of upset tummy - probably viral ...

Saturday, July 19, 2014

will this ever end

another week of crisis management (or mismanagement) at work / and having to force myself, over the weekend, not to think about the stuff (pretty serious) which is unresolved / it's been five years, now (more or less) / I do question, sometimes, whether this life is worth living ...