Just Another Saturday……


Where has everyone gone ?

Saturday….Yep, the weekend again……  Still haven’t worked out where each week vanishes to, blink and they have gone. 

That said, it all seems a little immaterial in these lockdown days, as each day seems to be the same.  Not so many people out (and that’s a good thing at the moment). But that is hard for Buster to understand, he’s not sure where all his pals have gone too.

At least most folk follow the rules, and 

Remember to….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

16th January

(C) David Oakes 2021


The Lotus….. The Flower of Life……


The Lotus Flower is often labeled the Flower of Life.  Not surprising,  it is certainly one of the oldest plants on this plant.   Over 145.5 millions years old, one of the few survivors of the Ice Age.

Many religions see, this true survivor,  the Lotus as a Spiritual Symbol. For countless centuries images of the Lotus Flower have decorated places of worship and gatherings. The visual symbol of good health, well being and good fortune.

Well, one whole week of the New Year under our belts……  and however positive we have been, the reality is that nothing has really changed.  It could be argued that we are now in a worse situation,  Covid statistics not looking good.  The only light on the horizon is the vaccination programme, but that isn’t a magic wand that will make CV disappear

There is a saying, “Where there is Life there is Hope“.   Like the Lotus Flower I guess we all need to show perseverance and a good deal of positive thinking.

Please Remember ….

Stay Safe …. Be Kind…. Look After Each Other

8th January

(C) David Oakes 2021