Corona Chronicles September 2020

It is hard to believe that next week will be my 79th birthday. What a year it has been. It began well with my first trip to Cuba, a month-long […]

Corona Chronicles July 2020

Predications that the pandemic would be under control by July have turned out to be nothing more than an impossible dream. However, with the easing of lockdown more social activities […]

Corona Chronicles

June 2020   Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) Above iIllustration reveals the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) when viewed with electron microscopically. Centers for Disease […]

Cuba 2020

Having explored New Zealand, Australia and Far Eastern countries…I thought it was about time I took a look at some Latin American countries. My first choice was Ecuador so that […]

December 2019

Where did the year go? In January, I paid my first visit to Kangaroo Island and Cambodia…now attempting to navigate through the layers of bureaucracy that guard Carribean Cuba for […]

Autumn 2019

Autumn has arrived.  Recently, we have had some glorious spells of hot summer and the garden has never looked better…not, I hasten to add, because of my own efforts, but […]

Latitude Festival

Some festival goers hail Latitude as the Queen of festivals…so I felt honoured and privileged to find myself taking part in the opening event – a Procession of Elders and […]

Mid Summer 2019

The OLGBT Wellbeing Project, funded by the People’s Health Trust with money raised from the Health Lottery in the West Midlands,  has come to the end of the second series […]

Musings in May

Normally my weekly schedule is pretty full, but this month there have been weeks with completely free days. That leaves me with no excuse for tackling some of my long-term […]

February 2019

First Sunday in March (musings of an elderly septuagenarian) I wrote this blog a fortnight ago but life has been so hectic since that it didn’t get finished or posted. […]