The Last Furlong

Comments on the race of life.


First footing at the Furlong House

The Furlongs have a tradition. We have a little leather bag in which, every year, on this day, we put a piece of coal (for warmth), a coin (for wealth), food (for enough to eat), a light (for illumination), a party popper (for play/joy laughter). Continue reading

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Useful app for your computer – eye rest

This is a most useful thing! In this Furlong house, we get far too much light. In the evening we are both on laptops and watching TV just like millions of other people.  Continue reading

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Diabetes Types 1,2,3 and now 4

The Furlongs in this house, are trying to overcome Type 2 Diabetes in various ways. But now I see there is new stuff coming out on Diabetes which I’ll share with you. No matter what science discovers in the “how and why” department, and what pills the Drug Companies peddle, in the end, I guess it will all come down to FOOD. Dammit.  Continue reading

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Try this meditation today

I have used frequencies of light that we see as colour to heal myself for over twenty years. I found this video today. It’s a wonderful experience even if you only watch a couple of sequences. Best viewed full screen.  Enjoy. Continue reading

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How it was – then, and now

I enjoyed this post when I read it the other day.

Once when we were free

We’re so much more sensible now. We don’t live our lives as much as we arrange them and organize them. B follows A. D follows C. We take our medicine and our shots because the doctor says so. Continue reading

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Title today – Dogs

In this Furlong house, we favour dogs. I especially like them, the way I like my preferred humans – honest, reliable, enthusiastic, intuitive and sensitive and always pleased to see me.  Continue reading

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For your delight – Happy day!

I thought today, you might like something COMPLETELY different. Here is some music especially to delight and amaze. Continue reading


Surviving Christmas

Well, Christmas is upon us. In the Furlong house, we have a “wrapping-room”. That is so all the gifts are undescoverable by visiting grandkids exploring, because the door to the wrapping-room is firmly closed.

It also keeps the mess in one place. Continue reading


My old nose – what’s yours like?

I don’t like my nose. It’s looking odder as I get older. Getting bumpy. Or something….noses change over time. Here are some fascinating ageing nose gifs…. Continue reading



Tis the season to be jolly, they say. We’ve had THEEE most wonderful lunch. Continue reading