Bluebells are one of the great joys of British spring time.
Despite the unsettled weather –snow in parts of Scotland, high winds and torrential rain in both England and Wales, and cooler than normal temperatures all over–the wild flowers, found mainly in the woods of Britain, are out in numbers this year.
Last year’s lot made a [...]
Writers know all too well what it means to strike while the iron is hot. Just as iron becomes unmanageable when it is cold, so can a story idea. In this case, it was a rather passionate blog idea that meant naming and shaming.
With the bustle of activity over the weekend surrounding Paul’s birthday and [...]
To get a good cup of coffee or not to get a good cup of coffee was the question in England some fifteen years ago when I first moved here.
Even in a good restaurant, the question was relevant. I’ve sent back many cups of bad coffee much to my very English father-in-law’s chagrin. The worst [...]
What a week! The sun is shining, the river is beaming and I am glistening. And with good reason – I have hit some milestones in decorating, writing and running.
Not to worry I won’t go on about the decorating except to say it is all coming together–tables, chairs, window treatments and so on.
As for the [...]
Good question but before I attempt to answer, I’d like to pay respect to the people of Boston in the aftermath of the marathon bombings and also to Baroness Thatcher, whose funeral was held today in London.
Now, back to the pressing question: why do people run? I have asked myself this very question time [...]