Over The Top

Once┬áJackie had finished her recent clearing job in the bed on what was originally ‘the shady path’, the very wobbly line of the edging tiles so upset my sensibilities that today I reset them into a┬ámore pleasing curve with suitably concentric parallels. This required a little more gravel in the sections where I had movedContinue reading “Over The Top”

The Knocker

Soon after 6 a.m., reminiscent of Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘The Raven’, there he was, the blackbird, ‘rapping, rapping, at my’ office window. This went on for hours this morning. Jackie is quite worried about the poor creature. Let’s hope he gets fixed up with a mate soon. When preparing for the fray he perches onContinue reading “The Knocker”