We all treasure different things…. from people to possessions, to memories and experiences. About three summers ago whilst camping at Bolberry House Farm in South Devon with friends, my youngest daughter made friends with Georgia and Anna two tents along and one afternoon after a hot day on the beach we created an art gallery […]Read More The Lost Treasure
As you grow older you begin to appreciate how difficult it is to provide any continuity in life; from employment, to lifestyle, to environment – all becomes a fluid landscape of change. This is why it is, to me, so remarkable that a day like Oak Apple Day in the Wiltshire village of Great Wishford […]Read More Oak Apple Day
Mindful of last nights particularly ‘Europe focused’ BBC Question Time in which the ‘in or out’ debate raged across the panel and through the audience, I am moved to write about my recent trip to Paris. It was my second time and a special event. Mr B. had scrimped for a year so he could […]Read More We’re all in this together…
Harvest is in, and we find ourselves beached upon the shores of autumn term…Read More Summer’s ending
Come on Summer!Read More Come on Summer!
England is at its eccentric best on May Day, all the quirky ancient traditions such as ‘Pat-a-Lamb’ and the Cuckoo Fairs, Heritage Re-enactments and Morris Dance Parades emerge in colourful, frolicsome joy to prance gleefully about and remind us of our connection to the land, the woods, the trees, the fields. So it was perhaps […]Read More Whitstable – here now
I hadn’t realised, truly understood that is, how beautiful falling snow can be, for all the danger it can bring it brings great joy alsoRead More Sitting on the Snowpile