Monthly Archives: June 2014
On the train, my friend suddenly exclaimed, “Oh no! I forgot the tickets”! No problem, we thought. We can find somewhere to print them again.
And so began the search for an Internet cafe in the city centre, open late on a Saturday night. Where we ended up, was not what I expected.
Not quite a cafe, not quite a Youth Centre, and not quite a living room; this place was not quite the norm... read more
I was horrified when I discovered recently that I was suffering from a contagious malady … Founders’ Syndrome. Apparently this condition can be fatal to any charity. There are plenty of articles about it on the web…
I’m the founder of the charity ‘Step by Step in Moray’, which will be 6 years old this year. Step by Step provides a friendly, relaxed and welcoming environment for isolated and vulnerable families; enabling them to develop friendships and skills which will enhance their lives... read more
Recently, I left behind the rural Scottish Borders and headed to Edinburgh. Nothing very exciting really, just an appointment to get the car serviced. On the plus side, this visit gave me something very important … time. Time to read, time to write and time to reflect, in surroundings which are very different for me … there aren’t many Starbucks down my way!
Now I admit it might just be my advancing age, but I figure we live in a culture where time is becoming increasingly compressed; everything must be instant... read more