Arthritis Blog 12th September 2023

Arthritis blog 12th September 2023   August seemed to fly by and suddenly it is September.  It has been the most glorious Indian summer in Scotland with temperatures well up to 24 or 25 degrees centigrade.   There have been some lovely clear calm mornings for me...

Swallows

SWALLOWS   Flying home To the sun’s yellow light To feel it’s easing warmth To hear again the Spanish voices, And savour lilts of the language Remembered.   To bath in the sea And not feel a chill, Or the need to cover up quickly.   To feel the warm air...

7th july 2023

2/7/2023   L’ Hirondelle (The Swallow)   I returned from three weeks in Spain on Tuesday 27th of June.   The weather in Spain was very warm 28-30degrees centigrade every day.  I bathed in the warm calm water of the Mar Menor every day and became used to the...

Summer Sun

Yes we have summer sun still although it is for us in Edinburgh, interspersed with heavy rain and winds.   I had three glorious weeks in my happy place Los Alcazares in Murcia Spain.  Temperature there in late May/early June were reaching 30degrees.  For me this means...

Lightness

Lightness of Spirit   ‘April is the cruellest month ‘  T.S. Eliot.  The Waste Land Yes because for me April seems to tease with a hint of warmer days and then return to the cold and dampness we have come to know of winter and early Spring. I am no doubt biased...