Tag Archives: Kindness

24/07/13 Envy

When Ella was a little girl one of the greatest thrills in her life was when her dad declared, ‘Pack your things, we’re going on holiday in 45 minutes!’ Imagine that wide eyed excitement at that knowledge that they were … Continue reading

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17/07/13 Why don’t you pop in on my dad?

In true British style, I find myself talking about the weather…again. It really is lovely – I promise to every smiling person I meet, ‘I’ll never complain about the British weather again…’ Approaching Preston I receive a message from Kat … Continue reading

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Ripples 26/05/13

A thousand years ago, when I started this ramble, I stressed the point that love, kindness, generosity and trust were every bit as contagious as hate and prejudice. Very early on in my journey I met a man who galvanised … Continue reading

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07/02/13 Imagine

Just imagine losing the job that you’d always wanted because of something that felt out of your control. Being diagnosed with an illness that’s well described…but poorly understood… Imagine those meetings – service managers, human resources and occupational health…people speaking … Continue reading

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Walk a mile 10/03/12

Walk a mile is alive and well. Back in August I met a couple, Anne and J outside an old decrepit castle. They seemed to get what the whole thing was about….they furnished me with a cup of tea, vegetarian … Continue reading

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12/08/11 How Rude

It was a fine but windy day as I set off for Scourie – a small town with a camp site – yes, I know, I must be going soft. A couple of miles into my journey I saw a … Continue reading

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26/04/11 On the move, on the move, we’re on the move again….

I’m guessing nobody remembers that wonderful educational programme from the 70’s? That’s the tune I’ve been playing over and over in my mind as I strolled along the cycle path from Elgin to Lossiemouth. I can officially state that I … Continue reading

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Random acts of kindness

So, there I was surrounded by…er fields on my way to Cullen and Buckie … Now, one would have thought that the rambling man, such as myself, would have been spoilt for choice as to where I should stick up … Continue reading

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