… which is sloth (laziness). Wanna know what sloth is? It’s being DETERMINED to get to grips with all three deadly sins … (from the gospel according to Milton Jones )
In honour of him I’m posting this daft fragment I found amongst his papers which is absolutely typical of his sense of humour: OLD AGE‘Remember, old folk are worth a fortune – with silver in their hair, gold in their teeth, stones in their kidneys and gas in their stomachs. I have become a little […]
Eldest Daughter, her man and Eldest Granddaughter have been to stay for a couple of days. With it threatening to tip down yesterday, we abandoned the idea of a walk on Dartmoor in favour of a trip to National Trust property Coleton Fishacre, where the house was built by the D’Oyley Carte family. We had […]
Just back from our 8-day Christmas marathon at Daughter 2’s with Wizz and Danny in Surrey! Lovely sunny day the further west we drove – the media would have you believe that we are all waist-high in water, but we saw nothing too damp all the way home. Daughter 2 did 2 24-hour on-calls this […]
Preoccupied with our own purposes
We miss the shimmer of the angels’ wings.
We see so little, stayed on surfaces, We calculate the outsides of all things, Preoccupied with our own purposes We miss the shimmer of the angels’ wings. They coruscate around us in their joy, A swirl of wheels and eyes and wings unfurled; They guard the good we purpose to destroy, A hidden blaze of […]