Monthly Archives: September 2016

Everything

I saw this word recently and the size of it struck me. Too often it’s just used flippantly, “oh, everything”, but it describes a huge thing. But it’s about ‘every’ ‘thing’ not just one thing. We’re talking here about a … Continue reading

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Chartism – Full Suffrage

So what has chartism actually done? Let’s begin by looking at full suffrage. Although it originally began as for males only, suffrage, or the right to vote, now includes females as well. Before the charter (see last month’s post) got through, … Continue reading

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Is It Okay To Be Old?

I’ve been thinking recently about what it means to be old. To some people I’m extremely old because I’m many times their age. Yet I still expect to have decades of my life in front of me, with more to … Continue reading

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Is the Past Important?

Well it depends on who you talk to. But as I’m talking, yes it is. However when thinking about the importance of the past, balance is necessary. There is a continuum of valuing the past and usually people swing to the … Continue reading

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Seeing Even the Little Things

There are places I’ve been a thousand times but I have never really seen them. There are places I’ve been once that I’ve can see better than places I’ve been to many times. I can’t always know everything but there are … Continue reading

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Hearing Birds . . . and Other Little Sounds

  As I sit writing this I can hear people talking but there is a sound which is louder than this, I hear the voices of birds coming to my ears in all directions. It’s a beautiful day and it … Continue reading

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