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jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 1W ago

I CAN’T WRITE PROPER

Originally posted on lucinda E Clarke: I am feeling quite depressed at the moment. Why? Once upon a time, I thought I could write. Not as well as Tolstoy, or Shakespeare, but the average, ev...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 2W ago

The Hitching Post

The Spiral of Hooves Tour Welcome to this hitching post on The Spiral of Hooves Blog Tour celebrating the August 7th launch of the second edition of Roland Clarke’s equestrian mystery, “Spir...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 3W ago

First Visit!

My apologies for the break in my “Charity” blog series, caused by the passing of my long-suffering husband. He was ready to go, he told me on the day of our Golden Wedding anniversary… Life ...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 1M ago

Celebrating Roy’s Life

Roy is now at peace. He was ready to go, he told me, at 1.30 am on the day of our Golden Wedding Anniversary, 1st July, 2017. He’d made it! Much loved father and grandfather; friend of many....
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 1M ago

The Kitchen Table Charity

Judith Gibbons is a new friend – I haven’t met her in the flesh, but her grit and determination are evident. I’ll let you speak for yourself, Judith! You can’t tell anybody about this Mrs Gi...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 2M ago

Can It Be True

“I’m calling myself Ruth to hide my identity. I’m 39 years old and I live in Kabubbu, Uganda and I’m from a family of nine brothers and sisters. Many years ago I lost my Mum and Dad from AID...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 2M ago

Throwing a Lifeline…

… And taking ownership. A Small Charity is born I met David Baldwin – founder of St. Peter’s Lifeline – on Facebook in 2015. I had spent two years trying to find a charity to support with my...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 3M ago

A Seed is Dropped…

Charity…? Volunteering – ? “I can’t afford to do something for nothing!” How often have you been faced with those words? I’ve even used them myself, privately, in my own thoughts. Especially...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 3M ago

No Clapping

There was no clapping at the end of my “Afternoon with Jane” talk on Monday at St. Wilfrid’s Church, Broad Road. Was that a bad thing – or a good thing? I noticed – but didn’t mind, really. ...
jbwye | BREATH OF AFRICA · 3M ago

Sitting Pretty

It may seem so to some people. Here I am on my swivel computer chair in my bedroom/office, (I use a cushion, which saves my ailing back a little) while hubby reclines on his NHS riser/reclin...