Tag Archives: family

  1. Weekly Photo Challenge: Harmony (III)


    Thursday 10 March, 2016 by Uncle Spike

    This week’s third Weekly Photo Challenge entry is a sneaky photo of a family in harmony, all wearing their respective …
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  2. REBLOG: Finding the ‘Thanks’ in Thanksgiving


    Friday 27 November, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Travelin' Kait:
    This past year I have learned so much more about gratitude than I ever thought was…

  3. Life in Türkiye


    Sunday 29 March, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    Western influences continue to transform Türkiye; now whilst some are for the better, that does not account for everything of …
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  4. Sharing Quality Time


    Sunday 01 February, 2015 by Uncle Spike

    I saw this scene a while back and took a sneaky photograph. It just looked like one of those images …
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  5. Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone But Not Forgotten (III)


    Sunday 07 December, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    This was Rhonda Elkins, a fellow blogger in our WordPress community. Gone, but not forgotten. Rhonda was the blogger behind My …
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  6. REBLOG: To Rhonda.


    Wednesday 19 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    I’m sure that many of you will remember our blogging sister, Rhonda Elkins, who we sadly lost on August 29th. …
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  7. Bedrooms are for what?


    Thursday 13 November, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Most folk have a spare bedroom or two, usually kitted out for an unexpected visitation by the outlaws, that distant …
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  8. Memorial page for Rhonda


    Tuesday 23 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    I came across a memorial page for Rhonda, just in case any of her fellow bloggers are interested. You can …
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  9. REBLOG: Remembering Rhonda


    Saturday 20 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Originally posted on Jennifer's Journal:
    I started following Rhonda Elkins’ blog around this time last year, and was profoundly moved by her…

  10. We lost one of our own…


    Saturday 20 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    It is with a heavy heart that I write today. I have just found out that one of our Spikey’s, …
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  11. From Macedonia to Turkey


    Sunday 14 September, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My wife’s maternal grandparents hailed from Macedonia, having been forced immigrants to Turkey after the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. …
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  12. Pad Parent : Good Parent


    Thursday 31 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    It is a sad fact how many times you read, here or see cases of just plain old ‘bad parenting’. …
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  13. Spike’s Guide to Eid al-Fitr


    Monday 28 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Today is Eid al-Fitr, celebrated across the globe by 1.6 billion Muslims, or 23% of the world’s population. . So …
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  14. Imagine The World Will Be As One


    Sunday 06 July, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    These next few minutes will make you… believe in the priceless love of a mother… think again about the definition …
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  15. REBLOG: It’s Been One Year Today Since Kaitlyn Left This Earth


    Friday 11 April, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Yes it’s Friday, and yes I’ll be posting for Flower Friday, probably something ‘happy’ for the end of the week, …
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  16. From Burgers To Homegrown


    Saturday 08 March, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    HEALTH HERO – that’s a funny term isn’t it? Trawling around the net this week, I came across a site …
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  17. Weekly Photo Challenge: Treasure (I)


    Friday 14 February, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    My entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is a an old photograph of Aunty Spike’s late maternal grandfather. The challenge …
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  18. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family (IV)


    Monday 20 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s fourth (and final) entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge features a family of lions out for a …
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  19. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family (III)


    Sunday 19 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s third entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is all about family… and how many of them you …
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  20. Weekly Photo Challenge: Family (I)


    Friday 17 January, 2014 by Uncle Spike

    Clan Spike’s entry for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is pure monkey business.  Hope you enjoy this entry. . . …
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  21. Happy New Year Spikey’s!!


    Tuesday 31 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    Recently I reviewed 2013 in a post called And That Was My 2013 Was It? Well, now it’s time for …
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  22. All Alone Today?


    Wednesday 25 December, 2013 by Uncle Spike

    It’s Christmas today. Well not here, not for us, but for a third of the planet it is. Now I …
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