Bombay Night

We now have poppies cropping up all over the garden. There are at least two weigelas, one of which adorns a dead stump. Honesty abounds, and is a favourite with cabbage white butterflies. The day was spent in relaxed company with Becky, Ian, and Flo. They returned home early in the evening, and Jackie andContinue reading “Bombay Night”

‘Did You Get Your Salary Cheque This Month?’

My friend Paul Herbert sent me an e-mail this morning containing a photograph from my Parents for Children consultancy days. This would have been taken in the late 1980s or early 1990s. Paul’s delightful mother, Eve, stands, cuppa in hand, on the viewer’s far left. I am at the back. One of the problems ofContinue reading “‘Did You Get Your Salary Cheque This Month?’”

Beyond Rancid

The blackbird was bashing at the office window again this morning. Jackie has a theory that it is the mating season and our friend sees his own reflection and attacks it. It will be some time before we can tackle the joys of the garden. At the moment we satisfy ourselves with watching what isContinue reading “Beyond Rancid”