Strands of Grey

…a search for meaning in life


Travel Titbits

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 →


Capture of an Elephant… (don’t ask me why, but I seem to have elephants on my mind!)

The other day while randomly surfing You Tube, I came across a very disturbing video - ‘Shocking Cruelty to Elephants’, winner of the Green Oscar 2004 uploaded by <themikepandeychannel> in 2009. It reminded me of the day I had witnessed... Continue Reading →


That’s right - at sea. There was an occasion when these land lubbers had to sail the seven seas and I was their shipmate. It was sometime in the 1980s.  I had accompanied my naval husband on one of his... Continue Reading →

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