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Panoramic Shadows

Performing – unaware you have an audience. Imperfect, 

An image cast, mirrored but. ..
A constant companion,
Inseparable – vaguely mysterious,
Insignificant at first… 51 more words


Virgin Media and BPO Collections

You might remembered that I blogged about my attempts to leave Virgin Media on behalf of my mum – that was back in January. You can read the blog… 301 more words


Truth and Integrity

All my life I have believed that honesty and integrity are the most important attributes in life

Yet all my life I have found so many  people who gain advantages through dishonesty and never get into strife… 20 more words


Her name

You’ll never find her.

She’s changed her name.

She’s changed like a caterpillar becomes a butterfly, only backwards.

She’s changed her perfume,
praying to God that the smell you think of when you suddenly wake up at 3:30 AM is not hers anymore. 105 more words


Armchair Yoga for Seniors Eases Aches and Pains

The Arthritis Foundation approves and recommends armchair yoga  to ease the aches and pains of arthritis sufferers, and is very beneficial for people with sedentary lifestyles. 156 more words

Dementia Care

Memories Supporting Memories

My Grandma, Charlotte Barrett, passed away in 2007 after nearly 13 years of living with Alzheimer’s disease. I remember the day when I saw my dad, Miles Barrett, after he had just heard the news about his mother. 655 more words


Battle Lines

Has it really only been a week since we moved mum-in-law in…???

For some reason, it feels much longer ago….

Our feeling – touch wood! – is that mum-in-law has coped remarkably well. 665 more words