Bubbles and reflections — Ramblingthreads

Walking and enjoying gardens offer the opportunity for reflection and for relaxing in a bubble of our own creation. The vaccination programme is well under way, but hospitals remain overstretched. Public gardens can help provide a feel-good factor. The transformation of Saughton Park in Edinburgh to a vibrant community park/gardens is timely and much appreciated.Continue reading “Bubbles and reflections — Ramblingthreads”

Political earthquake in Washington shakes the world

The tremors of a major earthquake can be felt many miles away from the epicentre, when the actual core event is limited to a small area. The political and physical storm that hit Washington on January 6th was seen by millions of viewers on TV and has reverberated around the world with a massive responseContinue reading “Political earthquake in Washington shakes the world”

Trump card – winner or loser?

Danger for democracy or storm in a teacup Is the topsy -turvy aftermath of the 2020 US election a danger signal for democracy or the last despairing card being cast by Trump in the political saloon of Washington? Interest in the US election has been intense in the UK and even overshadowed developing news onContinue reading “Trump card – winner or loser?”