Find New Ways to Do the Things You Love

I really enjoy spending time with my 4 year old grandson who loves to draw and paint with me. We’ve had to find new ways to do our art sessions as we can’t meet up at the moment. (We’re in Lockdown in the UK as I write this in February 2021).   Using Video Calls…

White Sheep of the Family

White Sheep of the Family It used to be a family joke that I was the white sheep of the family. My parents were honest and hard-working, but not academic, and my Mum’s biggest criticism of me was “You, you’re always studying!” Hardly a crime, though at the time I thought she made it sound…

Aunts and Animal Welfare

I’ve been thinking about Aunts and Animal Welfare recently. Let me explain. Donkeys A few weeks ago I was working as a steward for Oxfam at the River Cottage Festival in Devon. The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth is only a few miles away so I just had to pay them a visit. I was interested…