I can’t say Daisy is a difficult dog. She’s really not. She likes her bed. She likes to sit on my lap. She likes to be stroked. She likes her food. She makes few demands on us, really. But I am learning that there are some things that Daisy doesn’t like terribly much: cats, other … More Madam Daisy
We had planned and paid for a holiday since before the election was called. We spent the last few days of the campaign in Cornwall, where we stayed in a lovely little cottage and explored the villages along the coast. The weather mostly cooperated but when it was uncooperative, it gave us a … More And Then a Tiny Holiday
AP and I put this slide show together to commemorate the general election campaign here in SW Surrey and to especially honour all of the volunteers and supporters who came out in every way to lend their support to the National Health Action Party — which was chosen by the Progressive Alliance to represent … More Homage to a Campaign
…from Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. “Creating, and being involved in, a situation that may get you in way over your head– but deciding that turning back would be a rather uninteresting option.” A Surgeon from Inverness came to Farnham to canvass for Louise Irvine… Two volunteers came from London to canvass for … More Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride –
Rabble Rousing in SW Surrey — Bringing attention to the dangerous levels of air pollution here in our hometown. The local newspaper covered this event, organised by a local volunteer. A general surgeon from Inverness, Scotland came all the way down to campaign for Dr. Louise Irvine against Jeremy Hunt, the current MP and … More 23 May 2017 – UK General Election
— And it’s because there’s an election in the UK on June 8 and Dr. Louise Irvine has been put forward by the Progressive Alliance of SW Surrey. I’m helping with her campaign, which has gained a huge following this time as we have been joined by other Labour, Lib Dem, and Green supporters in … More Been Gone So Long —
Today… sun, blue skies, and cow parsley. I noticed this big, lush patch growing near the field when I walked Daisy and Sky… if one can call it walking. It’s more like stopping and starting and coaxing and waiting. Daisy is the slow poke, mostly because she is hugely overweight and I suspect her spindly … More Now In May
I can’t stop myself.
Yep. It happened. Meet Daisy and Skye, two little rescue dogs who are now a part of our family. It’s funny how things happen. When I visited Carol back in March, she shared her utter joy and relief that she was able to place her beloved dog, Peanut, with a family who loved her and … More Wait, What?
My friend, Carol, passed away yesterday morning. I met Carol in NYC. We were neighbours on West 107th Street. This is no exaggeration: my life was enhanced tremendously when she entered into it. I feel so honoured to have known her. It isn’t just me. Everyone loved her because she had an open heart and … More Our Beloved Edith Carol