Monthly Archives: August 2010

New Zealand

Seven years ago, my wife and I decided to leave the UK and to head out for pastures new. This was not a spontaneous decision, as we were leaving my aged father and my newly engaged daughter in Scotland, as … Continue reading

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Calm at Work (revisited)

I spent most of today tidying and sorting out my garage. Books and tools don’t always mix. I have 5 big 60 litre plastic storage boxes full of books, plus stacks lying on every shelf and ledge. My main problem … Continue reading

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Women’s Own

Another commune with nature, another whimsical thought. I picked up one of my beloved’s magazines from the rack. It was a traditional type of magazine, aimed I believe at ladies “of a certain age”. there are rafts of these things, … Continue reading

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