Monthly Archives: March 2011

On hearing the first cuckoo in Spring…

My husband, having done good kind, husbandly deeds, such as getting up first and releasing the hens and making some tea, opened the door to the bedroom and groaned. ‘Guess what?’ he said and looked out of the windows that … Continue reading

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The Road Not Taken – what would my life have been like without MS?

Well, I’d be playing the recorder for pleasure, that’s for sure. I may have returned from a great career in Asia and be performing as a vocal soloist or as an alto in a high-level choir. I’d have music as … Continue reading

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Who, what, where, why? Some thoughts on being 50…

Mi Camino…well, does this mean that being fifty years old is a bit like reaching a fork in the road, with a nice comfy bus shelter situated there, for a little repose and introspection. Some people would say that ‘it’s … Continue reading

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‘When I’m calling you-hoo-eaow-eaow’

Oh, ‘tis March and the tomcats are walking the calles and calling out for pussy. Lisa, the ladyboy-not-quite-tom cat is now an even more confused animal. Lisa is also known as He-She-It or Heshite. Lisa has learned how to yowl … Continue reading

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