Monthly Archives: August 2017

Money, Money, Money (Or – Why Cash Might Not Be As Good As You Thought It Was)

We have all used cash to pay for things but do you realise that some of us find cash more difficult to use than others??? For example – can someone please explain the difference between, say, a £5 note and … Continue reading

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A Lesson In True Equality

Everyone has heard of the “Equal Opportunities” con, haven’t they??? You know the one – it is where people pay lipservice to the idea that everybody deserves an equal opportunity to be like everyone else but actually does very little … Continue reading

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Aquarius test, part two — The Sketchbook

This morning I was a spectator at the half-marathon in Lachine, so I brought along my sketch bag and passed a few hours painting until the race was over. As promised, I included a few small sheets of Strathmore Aquarius, … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Think English Has Ever Been Taught Correctly

The latest batch of GCSE results are now out.  Congratulations if you got the grades you wanted and commiserations if you didn’t. My favourite subject at school was English (even though my GCSE result in that subject when I left … Continue reading

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10 Peach Recipes to Try Before Summer Ends — Cooking with a Wallflower

Every year I feel like there’s something new that I’m obsessing over. This year happens to be peaches. I wanted to add peaches to practically everything. That’s in reason of course. Desserts, drinks, salads, breakfast. See? Almost everything! continue readingThe … Continue reading

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Why Making Me Feel Like An Important Part Of Your Jigsaw Helps Both Of Us

Recently, I have found myself talking to all kinds of humans.  Nothing unusual about that you might think.  However, the humans concerned all have one thing in common – they would like to keep me alive and in one piece. … Continue reading

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Illumination 12 – Carl Rosier Jones — Harriet Williamson

“PTSD sufferers are normally strong-willed individuals who would never want to show any weakness. This is why military and front line emergency services professionals try to hide or ignore it for fear of ruining careers.” via Illumination 12 – Carl Rosier … Continue reading

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*Date Change* SAFDI will now meet on Thu

*Date Change* SAFDI will now meet on Thursday 28th of September 2017. Doors open between 1000-1300 hrs as the usual at Woking Football Club GU22 9AA. http://ow.ly/i/xSdyN

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Change of Date for SAFDI’s September Meet-up

As you know the Surrey Armed Forces Drop-in [SAFDI] usually meets on the 3rd Thursday in the month but the next meeting, which is in September will now be held on the 28th. This is due to a clash with … Continue reading

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Portrait Night — Citizen Sketcher

There’s an ad-hoc portrait sketching night at Montreal’s George Vanier cultural center. (Unfortunately, the session is closed for this summer, but they should be back in the fall? – Just check GVCC’s site). These guys have a clever system. Each … Continue reading

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