Tree of Love

Publish in the Largs and Millport Weekly on Wednesday 29th September 2021   Autumn has a way of evoking more poignantly the sense that time is passing. From my office window, I have the joy of contemplating my neighbour’s majestic sycamore trees as they change across the seasons. They are...

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Knitting Lesson

Published in the Largs and Millport Weekly News for 22 September 2021 I recall as a child walking with my mother from Ardrossan to Saltcoats on a Saturday afternoon to get the messages. Occasionally, she would visit the wool shop if she wanted to knit something for one of the...

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Weather Hoax

Published in Largs and Millport Weekly News on 15 September 2021.   Last Friday morning, I was worried that the fog would delay my ferry to Millport for a funeral. Shrouded in mist, Cumbrae seemed much farther away. In fact, it didn’t look like Cumbrae at all! A few weeks...

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