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Category Archives: Thoughts
🤗 Many of you will be familiar with my annual visit to the Brethren in the Monastery. I have been associated with them for many years now…….🤓 I have always tried to make at least one visit a year to … Continue reading
As many of you may have noticed, I have not been as active/present around here for some weeks – going back to late September. All is Well! I have been otherwise occupied…not least with visiting daughter in Germany…and writing. We … Continue reading
“Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same.” — G.B. Shaw ( Maxims for Revolutionists)
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. ~G. B. Shaw (Maxims for Revolutionists)
” The only difference between the saint and the sinner is that every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.” ~A Woman of No Importance.
A Cynic? Someone who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing!
Sometimes the poor are praised for being thrifty. But to recommend thrift to the poor is both grotesque and insulting. It is like advising a man who is starving to eat less. —The Soul of Man Under Socialism
“In old days men had the rack. Now they have the press. That is an improvement certainly. But still it is very bad, and wrong, and demoralizing. Somebody — was it Burke? — called journalism the fourth estate. That was … Continue reading
Although I read about the dangers of smoking almost daily I simply can’t give it up. What’s your advice? Give up reading!
Better a wee fire to warm you… than a big fire to burn you. ~Scottish.