More on patience!

Patience in action this week 😏: my husband sieving 4 tonnes of topsoil over 3 evenings before filling our newly created flower beds; me walking very very slowly with my elderly dog, Jet, who struggles and drags her back leg, but is still keen to get out for short walks to catch up with all the doggie news (who’s been[…]

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Is patience really such a virtue?

Patience, from the Latin patientia, a derivative of pati, to suffer or endure. The trouble with patience: Patience is our ability and willingness to endure misfortune and adversity.  Patience is certainly a virtue to my mind, conjuring as it does such synonyms as:  humility, submission, endurance, calmness, composure, self-restraint and equanimity.  And yet, some of these definitions may at first[…]

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Plastic is not fantastic!

April 22nd is Earth Day 2018 and the campaign being highlighted this year is ending plastic pollution.  There’s an excellent pdf to read through if you want much more information on how the plastic we produce and throw away is seriously damaging our world, our marine life and ourselves.  Here’s the link to the downloadable pdf: Earth-Day-plastic-pollution-pdf. What can we as[…]

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