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Brexit?

B-B**sh*t, Barefaced lying, Blaming EU for everything. Breaking promises. Bullying of objectors who question the BJ cabal’s motives or...

Girls Together

Well, that was quick; back in the air, en route to Edinburgh. It was great to see Nicola, and to meet her friends, and of course be back...

The Longest Month

Daughter number three will be waiting for me; one month since she left her home for Nice. I have the items she requested-hair clips and...

Urban Living

This bay window of mine is a life saver; I sit at the table, looking out and hoping that I will find some inspiration from passers by....

My Swan Song

Short of dying, retirement is the biggest exit role; the fantasy of the young, putting your feet up, doing what you want and having fun....

Girls, girls, girls

Three lassies, my lassies, are the bonniest in all the land; they go about their lives, in each her own way- they stand together when...

Ode to Emma

She’s survived so much, and yet she seems vulnerable, as if she might break in two. This first born of mine has endured the worst of man,...

What's in a flower?

What’s in a flower? Beauty, colour, and food for the busy bee who goes about from tree to tree; making apples grow, and helping farmers...

When honesty goes missing

The treasury has been looted…by corrupt and greedy tories; A transfer of wealth, back to those who need it least. Even Thatcher at her...

When things go tits up

Apartment and flights booked-we’re all set; or so we thought. Because of Brexit-the wee yin needs a visa-she’s no got it! That other...

The time is right

As my swan song looms, I evaluate my life. For forty three years, I worked, often too much; where have the years gone? I don’t feel...

Rue Rossini

We arrive in Nice, take tram number two. Homeless until four o’clock-we get the keys- now to find the damn place; I don’t think I can...

Life's a game

Life is one big game, I'm telling you. People act out life in their heads, it's true, but if only someone told us when we were young...

Bright White Lights

White desks and lots of windows to look out; the New Kilpatrick hills in the distance. Fresh young faces, full of hope for the future;...

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