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But, when I hear ‘Michaelmas’ it does bring back memories — now filtered by decades of time. As some of you know I had a very traditional British upbringing, including Public (i.e., Private, fee-paying) School and British Universities. At Mill Hill, in particular, ‘Michaelmas’ was always used to denote the Fall (i.e., Sept. to Dec.) term. I associate that with Rugby.
So, it crossed my mind that I should share with lovely, quite British tradition with some of you — as a de facto ambassador for the Brits.
If you are into Angels this is YOUR DAY.
Wonder whether geese know of angels
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Attribution WILL be enforced.
It is that time of year again. Needed to get my 2002 Jaguar XJ8 inspected. Well, there is only one person around here that I trust with my Jags. Paul Bousquet, “B-Boys Auto Repair” in Barnstead. Paul, always, has a magnificent display of flowers at his place and all the flowers are his. He is an amazing person. So many talents. The foliage was on the way back. I stopped at three places.
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This is SERIOUS stuff. The Queen without a piper. That is near sacrilegious.
How is that possible. There has to be more to this than they are telling us. No deputy or standby piper.
It isn’t as if OUR GLORIOUS forces are short of a piper or two. I know we have hundreds, if not thousands, within the ranks. Why hasn’t somebody else been drafted in? Very curious.
I am NOT happy. The Queen MUST have a piper. That is so much a part of OUR proud tradition.
Yes, I am fond of Pipers to the Queen. I have been lucky enough to meet TWO.
Well, well, well.
I saw the elevator incident, this morning, LIVE. You should have heard what I was calling him. Those that know me know that I rarely, if ever, swear. I weaned myself off it, cold-turkey, when I was 21 because I would hardly speak a sentence without a swear word in it. Just because I don’t swear doesn’t mean I don’t know how to, or have a colourful repertoire.
I am glad that Jeff Flake, FINALLY, did the right thing.
To BUTCHER Mark Twain: “Always do the right thing if you are Senator. This will gratify MILLIONS and astonish the rest“.
Jeff Flake, TODAY, at the 11th hour, you did good. You can, again, hold your head up high. John McCain would be proud of YOU. Not sure what he will make of his buddy Lindsey ‘Bloody’ Graham.
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