Commemoration is one thing; reconciliation is another!
The other day I saw a review of the Armistice celebrations of past years in which it was pointed out that, alone among the countries of Europe, Britain has, for many years, Continue reading “Not Just Poppies!”
“To plough and sow; to reap and mow … And be a farmer’s boy”
It seems odd to me that we celebrate harvest festival in October, when Keats’ ‘season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ is already under way. Surely, it could be argued, the right time to give thanks for the harvest is Continue reading “Harvest”
Not everyone realises the importance of touch, both the action and its motivation
It’s a recognised fact that one of the experiences most missed by people living alone is that of being touched Continue reading “Keeping in Touch”
How often do you meet people and shake their hand, but don’t know their name?
Just think how many times in an average week you spread Continue reading “Spreading”