Category Archives: The stuff of daily life

Going to the doctor

The school holidays meant being able to collect my prescription myself. Low dosage statins seem such an ordinary medication now that it seems an annoyance that they are still only available on prescription. Buying them from a pharmacy would probably … Continue reading

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Theme music recollections

The unmistakable sound of the theme music of Inspector Morse was played on Classic FM. It brought many happy memories. Detective stories have been part of my life since first I ever read a novel. Amongst the adventures of Captain … Continue reading

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Too much reading to do

Reading has always been a passion. Reading anything there was to read. Reading included almost any piece of printed material that came into our house when I was you. Every page of the Daily Mail was read, including the business … Continue reading

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Lawn mowers

There is great contentment in brushing the grass clippings from a lawn mower and putting it away. There is a sense of a duty having been fulfilled (and possibly a wish for very dry weather, a wish for weather so … Continue reading

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School should have taught us to be unreasonable

Do you remember schooldays, sitting doing work with the assistance of those around you? What does that mean? How did you get that answer? Why is my total different from yours? Spell that word for me. How do you say … Continue reading

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