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K is for Kindness and a King,

Good King Wenceslas.

This is one of my favourite Christmas carols that I enjoyed singing at the Christmas carol service at the local Parish Church.
Good King Wenceslas last looked out on the Feast of Stephen
Where the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even. Brightly shone the moon that night, though the frost was cruel When a poor man came in sight, gathering winter fuel. "Hither page and stand by me if thou know'st it, telling. Yonder peasant who is he?  Where and what his dwelling" ?
"Sire he lives a good league hence, underneath the mountain, right against the forest fence, by St Agnes Fountain"." Bring me flesh and bring me wine, bring me pine logs hither, thou and I will see him dine, when we bear him thither."Page and Monarch forth they went, forth they went together, through the wild wind's wild lament and the bitter weather. "Sire the night is darker now and the wind blows stronger, fails my heart, I know not how, I can go no lon…

The wretched back.

Due to a reoccurrence of my  back problem I have not been able to participate in abcwednesday, sitting upright for too long is torturous and typing on keyboard whilst lying down is nigh on impossible! So sorry I can't get around to read all the interesting articles but will be back as soon as possible,

best wishes,


Happiness from the heart !

I often wonder what it takes to make different people happy.  After having had a bad fall three weeks ago, I was seriously convinced I may not walk again. My back was already damaged with multi facet disc bulge with five discs out of place. I washoping surgery would be the answer but was told it was too risky and could cause further damage, so, a course of pain killers and physio was prescribed and up until three weeks ago I was managing, quite well getting around, by using my walking aids indoors and my motorised chair out of doors. Then came the unexplained fall, I just remember Ian kneeling by my side,  the Para Medics arrived and helped me back onto my chair. Apparently my Blood Pressure was extremely high! My GP changed the BP medication also the Oramorph and MST intake.The increase of the Morphine caused much HILLARITY, as I giggled and sang the day away. Youngest daughter came to help hapless Papa look after crazy Mama. All was well when I snoozed off into a drug induced sleep…