Word of the day


Majesty – impressive beauty, scale, or stateliness; regal, lofty, or stately dignity; imposing character; grandeur; the quality or state of being impressive and dignified; supreme greatness or authority; sovereignty; royal power.

‘She showed the world how to give, how to love and how to serve.’


Oratory is becoming a lost art, but Boris Johnson still has the gift.

Happy and Glorious



‘Laughter is the only cure for grief’


“ . . .  I believe that laughter is the only cure for grief and that love is stronger than death.” – Robert Fulghum.

Saturday soapbox


Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.

When life seem hard, the courageous do not lie down  and accept defeat; instead they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future. – Queen Elizabeth II

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