20/20 vision: would you believe it?
What a miracle! Having struggled with short sight most my life, I was mortified by having to wear specs as a child – long before glasses became a fashion item even for children and when glasses were a source of shame and even ridicule. Soft lenses were a great relief and corrected the sight although it always seemed cruel that after the age of 40 or so I when wearing lenses I was becoming longsighted! Continue reading 20/20 Vision
I have just had the second cataract ‘procedure’ and all apparently went ‘wonderfully well’ although so far the sight is nowhere near as sharp as it is in the first eye which was done two weeks ago. I can however read small print without any specs at all, which is a real bonus! Continue reading ‘Do Not Sneeze or Vomit’
Is the marionfsblog for people like you?
And who is ‘you’? (Who are you? if that makes you feel more comfortable.)
It’s for family and friends, basically. Continue reading Dear Jane and Tom…
We all know that anyone can set up a WordPress blog in ten, or perhaps 20 minutes for the slow learner or so we are reliably informed.
So far the setting up process has taken at least five weeks. That of course does not include all the thinking stage, which for me has been going on for months. So many decisions, so much choice… Continue reading How Long is Twenty Minutes?
I didn’t know until recently that Marion is really a boy’s name (apparently). John Wayne was really called Marion, but sensibly changed it for the more manly John.
There is a font called Marion, according to my fonts.com ‘Marion is a transitional font designed to be somewhat Century Schoolbookish with hammer-like attributes and french curve construction’. So now we know. It looked to me quite pleasant and ordinary… Continue reading Marion: What’s in a Name?