Category Archives: Love

Christmas 2018

Christmas lunch – vege roast and all the trimmings for me, Niall, Niall’s mum and aunt Lesley. Served on mum and dad’s dinner service, reminding me of Christmasses past with family – busy days with everybody piled into mum and … Continue reading

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Summer doodles, and more

Hello all – how’s July for you so far? Here in Glasgow it’s hot, and I am hiding in my study looking out over our garden with berries ripening, potato plants thriving- so much promise, so much sun. But, luckily, … Continue reading

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Hope

Twitter gets a lot of bad press, for many reasons. But, for me, it’s a place I find like-minded friends who are generous, caring and creative. So today’s #DecDoodle is a Twitter dove with an olive branch – symbolising my … Continue reading

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You’ve got a friend

I couldn’t listen to Carole King for a long, long time. It was Nick’s (my brother’s) music, and hearing it took me back to a hard time of hurt, and pain, and misunderstanding. But two events recently made me realise … Continue reading

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Being vulnerable

I’ve had so much fun over the last 18 or so months. Ever since I happened upon rhizo14 and then discovered other such events I have been making the most wonderful friends. I’m not going to list you all – … Continue reading

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Pay it Forward

I’m in a lucky place. I’ve ended up with a relatively well paid job and a husband who earns more than me. We’re not rich, but we can buy what we want on our weekly supermarket shop and still have … Continue reading

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Faith, Howp, Luve

Still on the search for that perfect wedding reading, and out with Scots Lit pals last night.  I’d been adamant about not wanting owt trite at our wedding, such as 1 Corinthians 13 1-13, when Andrew suggested a reading from … Continue reading

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Appropriate love

Niall and I decided recently that we want to be married, and I am gradually realising just what this means.  We saw the Minister today, and we have a date for the wedding – eek!  So I’ve started thinking about … Continue reading

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