“Black Is the Body” by Emily Bernard — True Stories Well Told

By Sarah White Is there anything so satisfying to hold in one’s hands as a new hardcover book, purchased from a good independent bookstore found on a solo getaway, cracked open in the bookstore’s café? It’s like settling in for a conversation with a new friend. Oh, for the days when we could do that! […]

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There’s Always Something There to Remind Me! ~ What reminds you of your Loved Ones?

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Outside our kitchen window I have full view of a beautiful azalea my Mum bought me three years ago when visiting us in Scotland.  It is still stunning and reminds me of Mum every time I work at the sink. … Continue reading

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What is Independent Living with Dementia in this Covid 19 Crisis ~ supporting elderly parents from a distance

The good news from Wednesday’s post is that by the evening Mum and Dad had managed to put all the shopping away and were extremely happy with themselves and grateful to us ~ especially for the few treats! My query … Continue reading

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‘We have so many bags of shopping Diana, can you come over? ~ The heart rendering tale of parents with dementia in lock down

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I was on edge awaiting the phone call, either from the Tesco man saying he couldn’t get my parents to answer to receive their order or from Mum to say that it had arrived. I answered the phone, ‘We’re swamped … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Mindfulness!

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For the last few nights  Roger and I have enjoyed doing a jigsaw puzzle instead of watching TV. It is great for relaxation clearing your mind of everything (mindfulness) being companionable and quite an achievement when its done! I can … Continue reading

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Just to Wish You a Happy Christmas ~ I’m having a wee break

I am having a social media break until the New Year now. I hope you have a lovely time, remembering the heart of Christmas and not forgetting those who are less fortunate. I hope to be getting out for some … Continue reading

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Life in Fife ~ Precious Moments at The Old Kirk, Kirkcaldy

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Another recent precious experience was a visit to The Old Kirk in Kirkcaldy to listen to Norman Milne play the organ. We have been unable to attend either his  recent Organ Recital or to hear the Orchestra in their Christmas … Continue reading

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