the ebook from the blog
Dear Reader - I've decided to put these posts together, edit, reformat, etc and to create an ebook. The title
flowers for my 2021 birthday
It was my birthday yesterday. March 12th. My sister sent flowers, as did an old schoolfriend. My son delivered a
home-baked dinosaur biscuits
The smallest small turns four. It’s been a dinosaury kind of day – dino cake, dino-themed cards and presents. Yesterday
A disgraced cat
And in that warm cocoon, I am up against the faceless man once more. I’ve had my second guess at
remaking the wooden fence
Healing, holiness and history Lichfield Cathedral is the first UK cathedral to be used as a Coronavirus vaccination centre. And
Empty bottle of cordial
"An artist is an ordinary person who can take ordinary things and make them special."  I came across this quote
The first daffodil
The first daffodils. One is flowering and one is almost. It seems extraordinary, as the snow has only gone in
Five degrees today. The frost and ice have gone. As have blue skies. It’s been grey and damp, a light
our new dog enjoying winter weather
Thaw and a theft. It’s sllghtly warmer today, but there are still treacherous icy patches. Water to all the outside
snowyJanuary20211
Another year. It’s January 7th . It’s been nearly four months since I last posted. Hope, expectation, disappointment, worry, frustration.
And now it’s September. We have been seizing the day or making the most of a flurry of staycation activity.
It has been a period of incessant activity. Juliet’s birthday, Lammastide and another glorious full moon came and went. Barely
Jane Austen is a regular preoccupation. Though not a complete Janiac, quotes and phrases from her novels do pop into
Life is different, but the 'old normal' shows no sign of returning yet. A steady flow of visitors has been
Today the chaps have been taking down one of the tipi frames in the yard. We’re going to leave one