Jeanne Ellin: deliveries and daffodils

Jeanne Ellin: deliveries and daffodils

“What is it like to be old?” I told them it was a real adventure. Scary, uncomfortable, uncertain, with real Dragons and real Treasure. Deliveries and daffodils Being inside for several days my observations have been very small scale and window wide. A daffodil with its trumpet kissing the grass after a stormy night. Over several […]

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Jeanne Ellin: shipwrecked

Jeanne Ellin: shipwrecked

Shipwrecked The shipwreck happened, a health crash that meant early retirement and was followed by several other diagnoses over the next two years. A positive menagerie of conditions all requiring care and attention. M.E. is the main protagonist, aided and abetted, amongst others, by diabetes, coeliac disease and high blood pressure. But I refuse to […]

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Jeanne Ellin: a good week

Jeanne Ellin: a good week

A good week I am triumphant. I have been to an exhibition! The first such outing for over three years. This had to be planned like a military expedition. Meals pre-cooked for the day and two days after. Transport booked and extra quiet days before. Just basic feeding and watering for me and Little Cat […]

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Jeanne Ellin: Little Cat Friday

Jeanne Ellin: Little Cat Friday

Little Cat Friday My closest companion is Little Cat Friday, an eccentric tabby of uncertain temper, erratic digestion and unsocial habits. She is a rescue cat. The charity looking after her was not even posting her on their website because of her temperament. Since I could not then offer a garden or lively company I […]

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