Mid 2019, blogpal @traciyork shared a selection of family photos from her childhood. It set us chatting about how photos like those reflect the essence of the period through the fashions: furniture, clothing and, of course hair. It made me contemplate the very few photographs I have of myself as a young adult in the … Continue reading Those hair(y) days…into the 90s…
The other day, I mentioned my love-hate relationship with the social media. Just yesterday, I not so tongue-in-cheek suggested that the Internet is one of my lock down essentials. The social media have come to permeate every part of our lives and, in the main, especially now, it's good. And not good. I did add, … Continue reading Bullies: Virtual hiding in plain sight
It often amazes me how out of things seemingly unsightly, dull and ugly, beauty emerges.
Sometimes life overtakes us. So it has been for me in the last ten days.
I love trees, and trees are central to so many things in our lives, from paper to picnics. They bring people together and drive them apart.
February is a significant month: I first published on Fiona's Favourites this month, two years ago. So after browsing through the photographs of my 1999 trip to Spain, for my last post, and thinking about time, I thought it useful to look back on what was, in some ways, was a rite of passage for me.
In my day job, this has been a challenging year. I'm not sorry to see the back of it. Some of my best times