THE EUROPEAN FLAG
THE EUROPEAN UNION
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A reminder from John Ruskin, . . .
“There is no wealth but life. Life, including all its powers of love, of joy, and of admiration. That country is the richest which nourishes the greatest numbers of noble and happy human beings; that man is richest, who, having perfected the functions of his own life to the utmost, has also the widest helpful influence, both personal, and by means of his possessions, over the lives of others.”
From “Unto this Last”, 1860.
Monthly Archives: July 2021
How things change, even in one person’s lifetime. This is Kirkdale Bridge on the A75 (between Gatehouse and Carsluith) – actually bypassed by the modern A75, but once an essential part of it. We travelled this way (in an Austin … Continue reading
The Belted Galloway breed is a feature of this part of Scotland. Not as common perhaps as other breeds in the area, but very attractive, and worth a trip out to search for them locally. In these vegetarian and vegan … Continue reading
After a day of conversations with Heart Internet via their excellent support team. this site is now operating under an SSL Certificate. I do not know exactl what this does, but it means the address is now https://strandlife.org. So there.
Had a “happy” morning catching up with jobs in the garage. With the arrival of Covid and consequent isolation we fell into the mood of business being cancelled “for the duration” as we used to say, 82 years ago. The … Continue reading