Of Roundabouts And Retail Parks.

Seated in the conservatory with our morning coffee Jackie and I watched what Elizabeth, on 19th, had termed ‘bay tree bird station’.  It was a squirrel this time joining the dove for crumbs from the table.  The peanut dispenser, hitherto eschewed, was being visited regularly by various small birds pecking at the nuts.  We speculatedContinue reading “Of Roundabouts And Retail Parks.”

Three Score Years And Ten

Well, I’ve made this milestone.  I believe the psalms, from which this title is taken, suggest it’s all downhill from now.  I shall regard every day as a bonus. Thanks to Chris and Frances for this optimistic card.  Quentin Blake, the illustrator, has provided the artwork for at least one Folio Society (post of 5th.Continue reading “Three Score Years And Ten”