Monthly Archive: April 2014

Writing in splendid isolation

Posted on April 07, 2014

My study looks out on to a field. Last year the field was full of vivid yellow rape seed flowers. This year it’s full of diggers. 


Like much of rural England, it’s having a Nick Boles 'houses are better than green fields' makeover. And.. >>> 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