Month: February 2016

Coming Up Roses

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“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Romeo and Juliet (II, ii, 1-2) Roses, not only being my favourite chocolates, are the theme of today’s post. (They are not my favourite flowers. That accolade belongs to peonies).  I digress. Roses. Names. What’s in a name? Well, there’s my name, Maria Alison Walker. Or not, as the case may be.  My name is Brigid. That’s […]

Panic! At the bus stop

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I’ve been thinking for a long time about what to blog about next. Since Christmas Day, when I posted some photos, all sots of interesting stuff has happened. My brother had major heart surgery, and I was convinced convincedĀ convincedĀ he would die (he didn’t. He’s ok) and it would somehow be my fault. What else has happened? I was talking to a teacher at my school (where I work) about bullying, where I revealed I was […]