Strands of Grey

…a search for meaning in life


November 2016

The Day I Met Abou Ben Adhem…  A few days ago I met the female version of Abu Ben Adhem (Remember the school days poem about the guy who wanted the visiting angel to write his name down as ‘one who loved his fellow men’?) It... Continue Reading →


‘Golden’ Secret of a Successful Marriage?

If your child – or grandchild – were to ask you the secret of a successful marriage, what would your answer be? My granddaughter and I were standing in the queue at a fast food counter, while the rest of... Continue Reading →

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