At work 8:30 in the morning

It is soon time for the last day of this weeks course. First some planning, paperwork and and a morning hug for Graham, who has been working hard in the kitchen the whole course....

Laughter

I do not have much time to play nowadays. When I am working hard and have a lot to attend to, sometimes I neglect myself, because I do not afford myself time to play...

I am right – You are wrong

I have seen many situations in my life where individuals come into conflict with one another, because both parties get stuck in the “I am right and you are wrong” syndrome. I see this...

When is it time to retire?

People keep on asking me: When are you going to retire, Terry? What would I do? Yes, I enjoy being in my garden and walking out into nature and I like to restore old...

Appreciating the beauty of the here and now

Springtime is beginning to knock on the door. The garden always fascinates me when it starts coming alive after a long winter - its magic is endless. The change from winter to springtime is...

Daring to share your thoughts

I love working with the blog, because when I get my thoughts and ideas and then write about them it is always very interesting to see what the reactions or response will be. Your...

Lacking enthusiasm

Most of the time I am very enthusiastic and work orientated, but these last four days it is like my get-up-and- go is gone. I am thinking, what is wrong with me and then...

The blog is my teacher

I enjoy coming in to the blog making my comments. You never know who you are going to meet, people that have been here a long time, or perhaps there is a new visitor...

Clearing out

Sometimes it is like my house has a soul. It is as if it is telling me to rearrange things, clear out or bring new things in. Many people have asked me: “Can an...

Monday, here we go again!

It is funny, whatever plans you make for the day something invariably turns up, so this afternoon I will be clearing snow. I pretend to be complaining, but I like to be out in...