Have caught a bit of a summer cold, I think, which has interfered with my ability to finish a piece of writing I had been working on. I was able to make it out on the beach for the first part of the day at least, and join the rest of the fossil hunters for […]Read More TREASURES AND EATS
It was a rather chilly and misty start to the day, which saw me purchasing a heavier jumper to wear on my rambling. I wish I could say the excitement grew after this, but after an early afternoon cream tea and scouring two bookstores, the air stayed cool and the sky remained overcast for much […]Read More RHUBARB CIDER AND MOLL FLANDERS
After years of waiting and wanting, I’m finally in Lyme Regis. Jane Austen. Mary Anning. Two hearts and minds I’ve treasured. Heading out shortly to see what I can wander myself into…Read More CUPPA WITH A VIEW
I’m back in my London room from a night out and once again, my mind has turned childlike: I just cannot escape the thought that Narnia is in this wardrobe. I only hope the White Queen doesn’t charge out in the middle of the night….Read More GOT NARNIA?
Flower arranging is an art, and it’s one that I have no skill at. Which is why I appreciate those who do so very much–especially when it comes to mother’s day. It’s not very imaginative as gifts go, but every mother’s day I get my mother flowers, and for the past couple of years I’ve […]Read More FLOWERS
The past and the present. Me: wearing a 24-hr holter monitor to check for cardiac abnormalities as a regular course of events for someone who has AS. My grandfather: child support papers from Germany regarding my mother…a man who’s face she never saw, who’s name she never knew up until one month ago. Me […]Read More WHERE THE HEART IS…
I used to put together a slide show each year showcasing my family’s Christmas revels, but then I stopped. This year I took up the task once again.Read More CHRISTMAS 2017