The view from my veranda


Hamlet, MLK and Trees

22nd January, 2022 Good Shabbes, Shabbat Shalom, This week saw Epiphany on the 18th and Martin Luther King Day on the 17th and today is a day that we all want to celebrate but are scared to do so – International Hug Day. I have a feeling that with Omicron rampant, changing from a pandemic…

Read More

My Birthday, Wishes and Prayers

14th January 2022 12th Shvat, 5782 Shabbat Shalom! I hope you are all well and that the current wave of Covid-19 will pass very quickly. My ever vigilant daughter Rachel was very excited to discover that since I was born on the 12th day of the Hebrew month of Shvat in the year 5706 my…

Read More

Anecdotes, Education and Change

7th January, 2022 5th Shevat, 5782 (the Hebrew date) Shabbat Shalom! The first missive of 2022 and about 22 years since I started writing The View From My Veranda and my world widened and grew along with each and every one of you. Even though we may never meet you are my friends, the owners…

Read More