Don’t panic folks! This isn’t going to be too heavy, just some musings after the final send off for a friend committed to the service of others. A new experience last Thursday! I attended a Quaker memorial service for John Malcolm Melling, a lovely man I’ve known for over 15 years. I was a … Continue reading Transformational Leadership! John Malcolm Melling & John Chisholm Cole.
EU Election – Decision Time!
Why I voted & who I voted for in the EU elections. Well first I have to say what a nightmare! The D’Hondt voting system which penalises the smaller Parties, one strong pro Brexit message and politicians still playing Party politics rather than considering what’s best for the country as a whole makes this election … Continue reading EU Election – Decision Time!
Why ‘Jean’s (sometimes inconvenient) Blog’?
Well I’ve been thinking about blogging for a while but the stumbling block has always been what to call it. Clever titles, linking to FB & Tw seamlessly and making sure that there was not something of a similar title (and not necessarily salubrious content) always defeated me. So I went back to first principles … Continue reading Why ‘Jean’s (sometimes inconvenient) Blog’?
Lovely view – but where’s the loo?
When I named this blog any link to toilet issues was far from my mind (despite the title) but on reflection I should have known that I’d be writing about toilets sooner or later. As a Highland Councillor toilets were never far away as a topic of conversation - and a potential problem! Whether it … Continue reading Lovely view – but where’s the loo?
6 years ago the Olympics in London (and elsewhere in the UK) had just finished. We were positive, proud and forward looking. Maybe we can be again. Meanwhile this is the place to read about what I think. I'll be writing about politics, pets, my community and the climate (& anything else which grabs my … Continue reading Welcome!