Category: elderly

EVERY DAY IN EVERY WAY I AM BETTER AND BETTER

In my nursing days I was objectively aware that frustration and being treated with contempt  was/is an issue for the elderly and disabled (for patients; residents; clients) I have always treated people with respect regardless of disability; race; age; sex; sexual preference; religion etc. A… Continue Reading “EVERY DAY IN EVERY WAY I AM BETTER AND BETTER”

THANKS TO THE FLOWER POWER GENERATION

The late Olivia Newton -John was a few months older than me Someone I admired She was talented caring and kind The younger generation cannot understand how difficult it would have been for her in the early days of her career to be taken… Continue Reading “THANKS TO THE FLOWER POWER GENERATION”

MID WINTER

It is Mid Winter here = YULE and Mid Summer  -LITHA –  in the northern hemisphere. The Wheel Of The Year: pagan festivals celebrating the seasons:  solstices and equinoxes. When the Romans and Christianity took over they could not get rid of these festivals:… Continue Reading “MID WINTER”

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

So much has changed for the better in my life time –But i wonder if attitudes have really changed? I posted the following on Facebook and only three people responded Seems that “I DONT WANT TO KNOW” still prevails? “Watching the idiot box this… Continue Reading “CHANGES FOR THE BETTER”

NAMASTE MUM

My reason for writing this is twofold: To heal the resentments I have toward my Mother And to highlight the fact that it is not that long ago that women and children had no rights I always loved my Mother but it seemed that… Continue Reading “NAMASTE MUM”

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

Just heard a government sponsored ad advising victims not to tolerate abuse: so decided to reblog this The attitude in my day was “you must have deserved it“ or “I dont want to know” I spent half a century believing that i deserved abuse.… Continue Reading “CHANGES FOR THE BETTER”

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

I was recently asked for my date of birth –which I gave And said “I AM FLOWER POWER GENERATION“ The young lady replied “Lucky you” I said“NO –LUCKY YOU” My generation were responsible for social change: (that is all that I said –the rest… Continue Reading “CHANGES FOR THE BETTER”

OLD CRONE

I don’t  believe in karma – but would love it to be so. (people of western cultures interpret karma as reward and punihment and even google “says” this — but when I studied world religions years ago it isnt what karma means?) I do… Continue Reading “OLD CRONE”

EVERY SPERM IS SACRED

I noticed this was listed as my most popular post? So reposting I believe in respecting people’s religious beliefs but the Right to Life campaigners will cause the extinction of all life on this planet including humans. We make up 99% of the planet’s… Continue Reading “EVERY SPERM IS SACRED”

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

I was motivated to re blog this by “news” about a child care subsidy. The younger generation have no idea of the cultural attitude to women, gays or people that were not white despite movies and tv shows that try to portray these attitudes.… Continue Reading “CHANGES FOR THE BETTER”