When the power love – overcomes the love of power – there will be peace in the world. Jimi Hendrix.

Last Friday, I called the plumber when I found a leak around the pan in the bathroom, he came but could not find where the water was coming from – he said it may be a small crack in the pan and told me he couldn’t do anything until after the weekend – I’ll beContinue reading “When the power love – overcomes the love of power – there will be peace in the world. Jimi Hendrix.”

St Andrews under clear skies and sunshine all the way

St Andrews under clear skies and sunshine all the way but I am pleased to be wearing my thermal gloves. My ride was more or less a carbon copy of yesterday, short and sweet, as I have to get home and start cleaning the house from top to bottom before the arrival of my nieceContinue reading “St Andrews under clear skies and sunshine all the way”

Hands up – all those that have heard of Jennifer Krill? I don’t see too many hands.

The morning ride started off cold and dull but as I neared Pitscottie along the B939, the sun came out to greet us. Here I would normally turn off onto the Kemback road but it is closed – possibly to do with stabilising the rock face where rocks have been trundling onto the road, soContinue reading “Hands up – all those that have heard of Jennifer Krill? I don’t see too many hands.”

Thoughts on my trip to Linlithgow Palace

In the early 1500s, Northern Europe was in religious ferment, with the Catholic Church being challenged in many countries by the new Protestant religion. Both of these churches struggled for supremacy, and both churches were bigoted and intolerant, seeing their rivals as heretics rather than fellow Christians. Scotland was a poor nation with a smallContinue reading “Thoughts on my trip to Linlithgow Palace”

I am going to be most controversial today, sorry.

On Tuesday I was sitting outside my favourite pub in South Street, I was with a friend; she was drinking coffee, I, a pint. Who should appear in our presence – another friend of both of us, Agnes, she ordered a coffee then the three of us fought over who was going to pay for herContinue reading “I am going to be most controversial today, sorry.”