Tag Archives: Mothering Sunday

mothering

Christ Church St Laurence has been connected with my family for a long time. It was reported that my eccentric great Aunt Bee regularly slept on the church grounds, with the apparent blessing of the rector. My daughter, daiskmeliadorn, attends … Continue reading

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mothering

Yesterday, the fourth Sunday in Lent, was “Mothering Sunday” in the UK. Here in Australia most people would mark Mothers Day on the second Sunday in May, following the social order defined by American marketers. Although my family never celebrated … Continue reading

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celebrating mothering & women

It’s International Womens Day on 8 March – last Friday. Yesterday was the fourth Sunday in Lent, traditionally celebrated as Mothering Sunday, when people relax their Lenten fasts and often share a meal with their mothers. In my family we … Continue reading

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Gordon again!!

Last Saturday L and I were sitting on the front veranda having coffee together. I commented that I hadn’t seen Gordon all year. I used to see Gordon at about 03:00 as he rode his bicycle past me on his … Continue reading

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