Villages Of Oxford And Cambridge Shires

I walked my normal route to Milford on Sea and back this morning. Waves buffeting the beach were choppy and the wind blustery, but that did not deter families settling on the shingle, along which couples perambulated. Part of the footpath that I had, only two days ago, described as safe, has tumbled down theContinue reading “Villages Of Oxford And Cambridge Shires”

The Abdication

Jackie drove me to and from Southampton for my trip to London to visit first Norman, then Carol. I chose the Golden Jubilee Bridge route to walk to Green Park. The South Bank living sculpture I had photographed on 18th June had, as usual, caught the eye of another lens wielder. Making my way toContinue reading “The Abdication”

Sacred Copulation

7.6.12. Today being Mordred day, that is, when my crossword appears in The Independent; and that newspaper being unavailable in Sigoules, Jackie has undertaken to buy one for me.  You may wonder why I would want to buy a puzzle I had set myself.  Well, it makes me feel proud to see it in print, andContinue reading “Sacred Copulation”

A Freudian Slip

6.6.12 I travelled this morning by cab to Southampton Airport for my flight to Bergerac where I was met by Sandrine who drove me to Sigoules.  Sandrine, who speaks very good English, is the daughter of Lydie Semprez who is Taxi Eymetois.  For three years now I have been driven to and fro by oneContinue reading “A Freudian Slip”