Monthly Archive: July 2009

The Village: The Back of the Shop

Posted on July 22, 2009

I recently had a bit of a ‘light bulb’ moment. Realising that I no longer wanted to chase the urban dream, I followed my heart and decamped to the country.

I’ve been tentatively nudging my way deeper into the Essex countryside for many.. >>> more

Bad Hair Alert

Posted on July 13, 2009

Well, it looks as if I managed to survive against all the odds. In case it passed you by, I’m referring to the prolonged heatwave, accompanied by dire health warnings, that was predicted for last week.

The Met Office, acting in line with.. >>> more

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This is your captain speaking

Posted on August 30, 2018

We were flying Ryanair from Stansted Airport. 



We were.. >>> more

Let the wind blow high, let the wind blow low

Posted on June 27, 2018

I spent last week on the island of Skye. It was lovely, apart from the wind... >>> more

Thirty minus one

Posted on April 29, 2018

Thirty years married. How could it have slipped our.. >>> more