Welcome to Scotland, World!

As I sit here watching the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Games, taking place here in Scotland, I love the idea of athletes from all around the world coming together to join in a common friendly purpose. It reminds me of our blogging life together. I rejoice in my friendships with you in all your…

The circle of life

Pheasants. They are lovingly fed, looked after, released, shot, cooked and eaten.  Marvellous! Not exactly the topic of conversation one might expect at a baby shower, but there it was, plain as day - the miracle of life, we all agreed at my very first today. There are all sorts of manifestations of today's 'global village'. …