Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fit and active 59 year old !

On his profile he described himself thus: “Young-at-heart, fit and active 59 years old” He made a point of saying that he’d given up smoking some eighteen months previously and how being a non-smoker had really improved his life. His … Continue reading

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She’s back! (another serious post)

She looked a little sheepish at first, but then she just flung herself into my arms for a big hug. The runaway is back and life is never going to be quite the same for her again.  She tells me … Continue reading

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BSED Men!

I’m going add a new thread to this blog: BSED Men! At the ripe old age of 55 I again find myself single. I have come to the inalienable conclusion that where marriage is concerned I have a problem. I’m … Continue reading

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The runaway (a serious post)

She arrived at the Centre on Tuesday morning looking a little worse for wear. Her eyes were red rimmed with dark brown bags beneath, her face unwashed and hair unkempt. She smelled strongly of stale booze and had clearly not … Continue reading

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The journey.

We set off at just after 10.30 like latter-day Dick Whittingtons headed for the bright lights of the City and with an almost 300 mile journey in front of us. My travelling companions were my 7 year old granddaughter Allyson … Continue reading

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Somedays I just know its all worthwhile :)

I took a phone call on Friday from a Social Care Worker. She told me that one of my pupils was with her. She went on to say that the girl concerned had turned up at her office with a … Continue reading

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Not Again!

“Everyone out” “What IS that noise?” “It’s the fire alarm I think” “Why is it only going in Stonham?” “Dunno – but we need to go out” So we all troop out onto the street. It’s freezing cold. The thawed … Continue reading

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