Icy Advent Freedom

Icy Advent Freedom

Here’s a true-story Advent Tale with a difference. The sky was gradually darkening.  She sat on the deep window sill in her bedroom, hawk-like in her vigilant perch.  Sometimes it seemed to her that from this position she could view the entire world.             Clusters of young stars were popping into existence, their neon dust [...]

Quarantine over!

Quarantine over!

So my daughter’s 14-day quarantine period is at last over! When she came downstairs this morning I was greeted by a sleepy smile, rather the usual groan at the prospect of facing yet another day of house imprisonment. Let me clarify that the quarantine rules in Poland are far stricter than in other places, such [...]