Tag Archives: hope

Holding on.

A little while ago, I wrote about waiting for the letter from the bishop.  The letter that was going to be a ‘yes’ or ‘no’ (or, as it turned out, ‘not yet’!).  And I wrote that I was ‘holding on … Continue reading

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The Amazing Technicolour Pyjama Therapy. [book]

This is a book about chronic illness.  It’s written by a doctor who has experienced M.E.  This gives it the potential to be good on more than one level, and it is! I should probably point out at the outset … Continue reading

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Trump Card.

This is just a little follow up to my Tuesday post on the American election. The votes have been counted (well, enough to make the outcome clear, anyway).  And Trump has it.  The Republicans have it. And I concluded that … Continue reading

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A house divided.

Some of you might recognise reference in that phrase to Abraham Lincoln’s speech, made in the context of slavery.  He argued that the Union could not be both for and against slavery – ‘half slave and half free’ as he … Continue reading

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All things new.

The BMW used to be cool.  Now it’s just a car. My wonderful nine-year-old comes out with some pretty sharp comments sometimes.  And I told him that this was one I was going to have to blog about.  Because he’s … Continue reading

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I’m tired.

Yes, really quite weary.  Last night, I felt really quite odd – a bit out of it and with a lovely headache.  I’m attempting to mask the tiredness with liberal quantities of caffeine and sugar.  By way of illustration, I … Continue reading

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Amputating myself.

It’s fast approaching the point where the pain of writing will be less than the pain of keeping this stuff rattling around my head. #change — Nick Parish (@Longingtobeholy) January 9, 2016 New year, eh?  I wonder if you’ve made … Continue reading

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