Quenelle

Quenelle There is confusion about a controversial Quark, called Quenelle. To some, Quenelle is a charming addition to the cosmic menu of matter. A combination of delightful elements that tickles the tastebuds of life. But to others, Quenelle is distasteful, a combination of top down characteristics that suggest an anti-establishment or even insulting gesture. How […]

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Recco

Recco On the Italian Riviera, just a little way east of Genoa, lies this little seaside town of Recco, which is famed for its invention of a kind of focaccia with cheese. It is not so well known as Portofino, which lies further east or places on the French Riviera like Nice, Cannes or Monte […]

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Singing

Singing I enjoyed sharing in a singing workshop for al ages last Saturday. It was run by the Quakers and held at the Friends Meeting House in Watford. Some people were amazed to learn that Quakers sing! Actually a lot of Friends I know enjoy singing. Some go to other Churches, as well as to […]

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Quinoa

Quinoa What is small like a seed, unique, round, healthy and growing in popularity and comes in three colours, white red and black?. Yes, this is Quinoa the delightful Quark who is a health adviser to countless species in the universe. If you have difficulty in pronouncing the name you are not alone. There are […]

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Vibrancy

Vibrancy There is a desire among some Quakers that local meetings should be vibrant. What does this mean? The dictionary suggests three areas of meaning:- the state of being full of energy and life. striking brightness of colour strength and resonance of sound. It seems odd at first sight that Quakers should want to have […]

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Quiche

Quiche Life in the Quantum universe often reflects that of human society. So perhaps it is not a surprise to find that there is a culinary culture in the Quark cosmos. Quiche, a colourful character, is among the creme de la creme of chefs in the cookery circles of Quarks. Many Quarks are fascinated by […]

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Election

Election Tomorrow is the day. What will we decide collectively about our future? I wrote a few weeks ago about engaging in politics and I think this election is interesting in that it has engaged people of all ages and backgrounds. It has also featured terrorist incidents which have halted campaigning briefly. So it will […]

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Queue too

Queue too The Quark community is full of Queues. There are long Queues, short Queues, slow moving Queues and even reports of Queue jumping. But in general Queues are known to be orderly, patient and fair minded. They are also very sociable. A Queue is not often silent. Often Queues are on the telephone for […]

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