Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy

Weekly photo challenge: Joy What about this picture of my grandsons? Thanks to daughter-in-law Xin Yan (Cindy). They are having a good time – just now they live so very far away in New Zealand. I think they are on holiday at Ninety-mile Beach in the north of North Island. It seems so long since … More Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy

Pretty good days

  Just the usual run up to Christmas – cards and emails to send, people to remember, various up and down thoughts and feelings – is it all worth it? Oh yes, I just remembered the school concert was this week, and the 911 drama company Christmas play. That is the 11- 14 year-olds, and … More Pretty good days

E-type politics

[When I was young, E-type was a great car, a Jaguar, a fast car.] Now “e” is instant access. Google et al are saying they do not like surveillance. that’s one kind of internet political stuff. There are others. There are some are beginning to irritate me. I found Avaaz some years ago and have … More E-type politics

Thanksgiving week

This week has been Thanksgiving week. As I wrote last year I find this holiday one of the best – at least it is here – people enjoy getting together, show their best sides. Thanks again family and Meredith’s family. Sunday – finished reading the Sun Kings – Stuart Clark’s history of the science of … More Thanksgiving week