Monthly Archive: March 2010

The Village: Run Henry, Run!

Posted on March 13, 2010

It’s lashing down with rain when I spot a man with an orange flag striding across the field behind my house. A black Labrador is loping alongside him, occasionally nose-diving into the long grass for a root around. The man takes on the air of.. >>> more

The Village: The Herb Garden

Posted on March 12, 2010

My husband, clearly influenced by our move to the countryside, has decided to go all green fingered and create a herb garden. At first he thought he would dig up a sizeable area of our (not very large garden) and convert it into an allotment. That.. >>> more

The Village: Finding Rhiannon

Posted on March 12, 2010

I’m waiting for the number 5 bus that will take me to Saffron Walden. It’s late November and I’m cold and wet through. An old lady standing beside me strikes up a conversation to pass the time.


She says she doesn’t mind it.. >>> more

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