Monthly Archives: July 2014

Arrival in Paris

I just had a text to say Tim has crossed the finish line in the London to Paris cycle race for charity. Well done xx Advertisements

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Oranges and Lemons

The Bells of St Clements. ……..The coolest room in the house is the hallway which contains the piano and a very old seat made from a church pew. For some reason I have spent a lot of time this week … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Every cloud has a silver lining.

Anything can happen when womanhood ceases to be a protected occupation. Virginia Woolf. Is this a cliche? Let’s examine what the dictionary says a cliché is. “It’s a phrase or opinion that is overused and betrays lack of original thought … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Whenever I climb I am followed by a little dog called “Ego.” Frederick Nietzsche

…………A thorough search of the acre garden established that they were nowhere to be found. A lot of shouting their names loudly produced nothing and so Grant announced importantly, “I will get the car out” and off he went.I was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bella and Bea and the broken toe.

……Last night my husband came to join me and we decided to make the next day a perfectly relaxing one in the warm July sunshine. It started wonderfully with a cup of tea in bed and a cuddle as we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Picking our own strawberries

………….We drove for miles under the bluest of skies and the thermometer crept up towards telling us that outside it was over 28 degrees. Eventually we saw a sign for PYO peeping out from the bushes and Grant swerved the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

IS THAT THE DAWN CHORUS?

IS THAT THE DAWN CHORUS?.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

IS THAT THE DAWN CHORUS?

IS THAT THE DAWN CHORUS? A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. Chinese Proverb. There is a delicious state between sleep and wakefulness where you have nothing except a faint … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Gribble Bridge Lane

As we drove along, the hedges became higher and the occasional gap provided glimpses of spectacular homes that looked like film sets from the 1930s. On the horizon unusual round Oast houses appeared and then soon came closer for inspection. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Hot Dogs

Here in leafy Surrey the temperature is rising and the air is still. I am house sitting and looking after two cute dogs. A large flat coat and a smaller but definitely most boisterous springer spaniel. Deciding to -just have … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment