31st December, 2020

So, the last few hours of 2020.  I felt compelled to write something as a form of closure.  Good riddance to bad rubbish! It is 5.30pm, as I sit down, just grateful that the zip in my jeans is fighting on!  Note to self: avert gaze from all mirrors until sufficiently...

21st December, 2020

This will be my last post before Christmas.  Can I make it positive?  Well, today is the shortest day so the nights are drawing out from now on …  There, that should cover it.  Now, act normal! Am I ready for Christmas?  Nope.  I can still see the tree through...

18th December, 2020

I forget what it’s like!  It’s a bit like childbirth, you block out the pain …  Every year, somehow, the days before Christmas sink into some Bermuda Triangle never to be seen again!  I had plenty of time … and, then,I didn’t!  Why?  I...

14th December, 2020

I have just been out for a walk, along to the fields and then back down to do a circuit of the village; one side with a vista all the way across to the sea and, the other, stretching down to the fields and woods beyond.  The land is drenched, with puddles and mud...

11th December, 2020

STILL MAGICAL … It must have been August, I saw the first cards The perfect excuse?  This year has been hard. But summer’s not over, yet winter’s begun What happened to waiting for good things to come? This year has been awful, the stress hard to...