A birthday tribute to my very dear friend. It’s been fourteen years since she died, but I still miss her… Elspeth would have been sixty-years-old on the fourteenth of June this year. I thought about her all day on that Tuesday just over three weeks ago. I shed a tear and I raised a glass… Continue reading Absent Friend
…And home again. It was quite a trip. As I mentioned in my last post, I left home for Israel on the 19th of July. It was my third trip to this always fascinating, often beautiful and frequently infuriating land. The main purpose of my visit was to see my old school friend, Revital. We… Continue reading From the Hebrides to Haifa
Old friend – like warm slippers or a comfy sweater, slipped back into easily. But also priceless and valued like a fine wine or beautiful jewellery – because of the backstory and provenance. Together, reunited – as we were thirty-five years ago – not crumpled and a wee bit worn – but light, liberated, laughing.