TREASURES AND EATS

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 […]

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RHUBARB CIDER AND MOLL FLANDERS

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 […]

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CUPPA WITH A VIEW

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…

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GOT NARNIA?

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….  

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FLOWERS

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 […]

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WHERE THE HEART IS…

  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 […]

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CHRISTMAS 2017

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.

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