Callie’s Chair…
Callie’s Chair…
/ March 31, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Callie has her own chair. Hubs and I have made a pad for it with a down jacket and ...
Bull Field…
Bull Field…
/ March 23, 2020 0 COMMENTS
I think this rainy weather must be irritating the young bulls as much as it is us! They’re bellowing and banging heads together, Displaying. Pawing the ground, heads down, ...
Waiting for Oven…
Waiting for Oven…
/ March 18, 2020 1 COMMENTS
Nine months ago our 48″ stove, super functional with two ovens, started to play up. Granted it was 20 years old but it looked stalwart and strong and we didn’t want to scrap ...
Family Traits…
Family Traits…
/ March 17, 2020 0 COMMENTS
As a child I’d spend weeks with my paternal grandmother in her house in Buckinghamshire. Booker was in the country where the air was clean and smelled of lilac and cut hay, quite ...
Shads’ Tricks…
Shads’ Tricks…
/ March 10, 2020 0 COMMENTS
My Russian blue, named Shadow, has an endearing habit which I know I should discourage but he is so adorable I just can’t. When I’m eating dinner he hops up next to me on ...
Many Happy Returns of the Day…
Many Happy Returns of the Day…
/ March 3, 2020 1 COMMENTS
This is your first birthday as a father! Many Happy Returns of the Day Son! I was there when your daughter was born, at the same hospital where I had you. And almost immediately there ...
Shows & Other Sights…
Shows & Other Sights…
/ February 12, 2020 0 COMMENTS
My brother texted me the week we arrived in London and asked what we’d been up to? “London’s the place to see shows,” he responded when I told him. It is.  No ...
Londoners for a Season…
Londoners for a Season…
/ February 5, 2020 0 COMMENTS
We travelled to London in January… Not for the weather, who ever goes to England for the weather? We went to simply be Londoners for a season…or, in this case, a month. When ...
Culture Shock…
Culture Shock…
/ January 17, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Returning to England after six years immediately brought with it both expected joys, the ducking and weaving along busy streets, the standing around waiting for buses, the damp and dewy ...
Dreaming…
Dreaming…
/ January 14, 2020 0 COMMENTS
I have a recurring dream that my bank in England will close its doors to me so that I am unable to access my funds. A nightmare really…not one I want to come true… Not a ...
Belongings…
Belongings…
/ January 7, 2020 1 COMMENTS
On leaving London six years ago I packed up three suitcases filled with items I couldn’t take home with me and couldn’t throw away. “When I come back I’ll pick ...