Gossamer trampoline over a volcano

February 4, 2015 LC 0

Stepping onto a gossamer trampoline stretched over a huge volcano is how writing my blog feels. Really! This strong mental image sprung forth unannounced as I tried to rationalize how I felt about the online reaction to my post: Grief for pets – an observation. It was far b …

Feel the fear

September 24, 2012 LC 0

Why blog? A question I’ve given considerable thought to recently. I started setting up my blog in April 2012, living in France, but I’m only going live with it now, in September. Aside from getting to grips with the technical bit (not that easy, but not six months har …

What’s your yardstick?

May 20, 2012 LC 0

The yardstick I refer to is that particular, personal measurement each of us uses to define our position in the World. It’s the measurement by which we perceive our successes and failures and very often, like the proverbial iceberg, much of it lies hidden so deep in our sub …
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May 9, 2012 LC 0

  Carcassonne & other amazing places gone wrong…. I mentioned in a previous post (Restaurants: Tarn, France) about quite possibly the worst restaurant I’d ever been to, in Carcassonne – and shockingly, it was in France. Sadly, for me, it was a reflection of Car …