Category Archives: Sanders Blog – Hellas

Week 464

Sunday, 12th November, 2017 I have written before of my on-off relationship with music. For 40 years, I have loved classical music and found it particularly informed my emotional and intellectual life. In the early years, I particularly loved Chopin, Mozart … Continue reading

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Week 463

Sunday, 5th November, 2017 Remember, remember, a day to remember this has been. The sky has been a piecing blue with not a cloud throughout the daylight hours. Just letting one’s eyes drink in those colours and that light lifts one’s … Continue reading

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Week 462

Sunday, 29th October, 2017 Lovely sunny day and surprisingly warm in our garden. Pauline’s been cooking all morning again with supplies of sauces and pickles streaming from the kitchen. I’ve been watching political analysis programmes and reading the papers. Someone’s got … Continue reading

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Week 461

Sunday, 22nd October, 2017 Happy 60th birthday to my little twin sister and brother, Liz & Mike. Who would have believed that even they would eventually age? Quite a chilly day which only reached 13C/56F although there was plenty of sunshine. … Continue reading

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Week 460

Sunday, 15th October, 2017 As the Blog enters its 460th week, we are shocked to realise that it is 30 years ago today that UK was hit by the Great Storm which Michael Fish so famously missed. The sense of 30 … Continue reading

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Week 459

Sunday, 8th October, 2017 Stop me if this gets boring but I need to record it. I am currently well into a no-alcohol period that I intend to maintain until 2018. I’m not finding it difficult at all. I don’t need … Continue reading

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Week 458

Sunday, 1st October, 2017           Up early to damp weather outside for this first day of October. The girls left for a trip to Arundel before splitting up with Catherine returning to her house about 5 miles … Continue reading

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Week 457

Sunday, 24th September, 2017 Another lovely day of warmth and sunshine. We’ve spent quite a bit of it – after three political programmes: Marr, Peston and Sunday Politics – outside in the garden. The topic of conversation today has been an … Continue reading

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Week 456

Sunday, 17th September, 2017 Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh…..Oh….Oh…. I’m not well. Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh….Oh…. Why do we always feel worse at night than in the morning and worse in bed than when we get up and move around. Last night the ‘flu’mist descended with a vengeance … Continue reading

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Week 455

Sunday, 10th September, 2017 An alternatingly grey and damp/warm and sunny day. As the day has developed, the former has disappointingly ousted the latter. I have been doing the usual Sunday things – political programmes, newspapers, household chores. I even vacuumed … Continue reading

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