Category Archives: SMILES

Cloud surfing – The Cape of Good Hope

GrumbleSmiles was set up to provide innovative answers to tackling the problems of loneliness in later life.    Many older people are less able to get out and about, which can be the first steps towards a life of isolation. … Continue reading

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Cloud Surfing in Kentucky

GrumbleSmiles was set up to provide innovative answers to tackling the problems of loneliness in later life.    Many older people are less able to get out and about, which can be the first steps towards a life of isolation. … Continue reading

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Cloud surfing to the SUN !

It’s another wet and windy day on Earth.  Not at all like May is supposed to be in Kilsby.   So I decided to go a bit closer to the sun and joined the NASA Parker Solar Probe. Goodness knows … Continue reading

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“All the pages are my days”

GrumbleSmiles was set up to provide innovative answers to tackling the problems of loneliness in later life.    Many older people are less able to get out and about, which can be the first steps towards a life of isolation. … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Benefits

All my recent posts about welfare benefits have dragged my down, not helped by the everyday rain.     It seems like I have chosen the driest subject to talk about in the wettest spring I can remember.    It … Continue reading

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Spring Koan

It’s spring, a time for growing, for going out in the garden and getting started on a new year of flowers, but nobody told the rainmaker !

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Panama Canal Trip

I haven’t been out much this winter because of all the rain, so today I decided to travel to warmer climes.   I joined an American couple on a trip though the Panama Canal.    I have never been to … Continue reading

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