Maggie Turner: Page by Page

Drought

When we bought the little house in the city there was a great deal of carpeting in the house. The carpet in the back bedroom was thick with mould, the colour of the carpet buried …

Turning Point

Like a hot house flower, I am adjusting to my new environment. The first week of physically challenging work the pain was extreme. I’ve kept at it, pacing myself, using pain killers, heating pads and …

Pain

I am about to head off to work, where I will be very active reaching, walking, lifting, stretching, bending… This is the third day and the pain is all encompassing at this point. Everything hurts! …

Topsy Turvey

This entry is just a record of events. On Friday last I was “layed off” from my full time job. I must go back for one day, tomorrow, to assist the company Controller with taking …

Chocolate Chippy

When we visited the little house in the city last weekend Chippy, the resident chipmunk, had staked his claim on the interior of the building. He clearly resented our presence and sought to exploit our …