“In the past 18 months we have learnt more about loneliness and about the importance of reaching out to people, so it’s really important we continue to do this and recognise that loneliness can happen across any generation.” Professor Vivian Hill
“If matters not if sun does shine”
On Hogmanay I’ll be alone/Surrounded by my kin,/Who, from their places on the walls/Will bring the New Year in.
A message for Christmas and for all times
Improving the welfare of dogs and puppies is the subject of a Bill introduced to the Scottish Parliament on 1st of June.
The very best o Season’s cheer/ Baith Christmas time an at New Year
“I stand alone in Princes Street/Though gaping crowds press near,”
On this day 5th August 1704, the Act of Security was passed by the Scottish Parliament.
On this day 8th April 1783 John Loudon, the Scottish architect, landscape gardener and journalist was born.
From Poems of Love and Loss