Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

At 7.50 am this morning, yours truly’s was faffing around updating the aesthetics of my blogging website strachan.blog. Consequential of this electronic cosmetic dilly dallying, the domain now possesses a fresh look and feel. Now displaying rejuvenated screens with a new sky blue background and dark berry text. This electronic metamorphosis a process which’s undertaken…

Finding Verve In The Mundane

In middle-age’s wake arrives ne’er before experienced brio while undertaking activities which, prior to reaching that juncture, would’ve been deemed utterly tedious. To borrow from an old adage, these existential episodes which previously one wouldn’t have seen dead undertaking. Despite using the term above, I’m never comfortable utilising the expression prefixed by ‘I wouldn’t be…

A Bon Voyage Dinner

Yesterday evening the Strachan brood dined out at a local Italian restaurant. We’d congregated to partake in a Bon Voyage meal for my daughter Rachel, who next week flies to Canada for an as yet unknown duration. It was an emotional evening where wife Karen, my son Jonny, his fiancée Jenny, Rachel and me shared nostalgic…