The season of the colour purple

I cannot claim to be the most disciplined reader, or indeed to be particularly widely read. However, when I do read I enjoy the experience of both fiction and non-fiction, of being guided through someone else’s heart and mind, of being a passenger and enjoying the journey of words and events, of being awakened to a greater knowledge. Continue reading “The season of the colour purple”

Advent: a speed awareness season

Quite a few years ago I attended a speed awareness course. I was late. Leaving too little time for the journey, I pre-empted the theme of the day – speeding has serious consequences for lives. The police had kindly given me the option of a fine and a further three point addition to my license or a more attractive option of attending a speed awareness course which would nullify the points. I had decided to take the medicine and made the arrangements to attend the course. Continue reading “Advent: a speed awareness season”