Month: June 2017

Wood

Wood

A full wood store, to me is an impressive and satisfying sight. Of course I know that many of you are totally indifferent to whether a wood shed is full or empty but please consider my thoughts on the subject. Over the past 17 years I have hacked annually at the wooded area behind our … Continue reading Wood

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Coming to a bookshop near you…

Supposing you had told me 8 months ago that I was about to become an author and blogger I would have rolled about laughing. On 30th August 2016 Following a massive seizure my family thought I had died. By mid September making a slow but, according to my surgeon and oncologist, temporary recovery and a … Continue reading Coming to a bookshop near you…

Giving

Giving

It is often said that GOD IS NO MAN'S DEBTOR: 'whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. /2Cor9.6' and throughout my reasonably long busy life I have been able to truly put my amen to that statement while at the same time condemning  what is known as the gospel … Continue reading Giving

Father’s Day

Father’s Day

Yesterday, as we all know, was father's day and my children were particularly generous with their well thought out gifts. Both boys gave me items which I am not allowed a lot of. But the quantity and quality was most appropriate. Daughter Sarah gave me a very thoughtful box full of memories on cards and … Continue reading Father’s Day

Flabbergasted!

Flabbergasted!

 NONSENSE was the attitude of many Christian friends when the persecution of believers was discussed in my young days. One friend was adamant that if anything his faith brought him credibility and respect. On the other hand..."What about the unchecked, unforgivable hypocrisy  and violence in the name of Christianity down the centuries I hear you … Continue reading Flabbergasted!

What’s in a name?

What’s in a name?

Above :The Canadian cousins called it a "Murdo fest" My son Murdo Jnr. me, cousin Murdo James and uncle Murdo who left Kyle in 1937 Here we are in Ottawa in 2014 The name Murdo Murchison  is as far as I can make out first recorded as Murchadh MacCalmain born in 2520 came from Ireland … Continue reading What’s in a name?

Tomorrow at Dunblane Hydro 3rd June

Tomorrow at Dunblane Hydro 3rd June

Positive Spin for Brain Tumour Research 2017 Itinerary Everything for tomorrow... hope you can come to part of this interesting day. Great auction lots send a bid now, see below You cn donate by going to Just Giving Nearly 4000 raised already BEFORE EVENT Spinathon   Juice bar – suggested donation £2 Raffle - £1 … Continue reading Tomorrow at Dunblane Hydro 3rd June