To The End Of The Day

Before lunch I sent an e-mail scan of the resubmitted probate form to the relevant Government Department; afterwards I posted the form and a covering letter in snail mail. From Everton Post Office we took a forest drive. The landscape with horses in rugs alongside Barrows Lane was nicely lit by the late afternoon sun.Continue reading “To The End Of The Day”

Last Hours Of The Day

While the overnight gale continued to rant, rave, and spatter our windows we spent the morning continuing the decluttering prompted by our domestic refurbishment. I made considerable headway in dispensing with decades of paperwork. Late this afternoon, when the wind and the rain desisted, we rewarded ourselves with a forest drive. At the corner ofContinue reading “Last Hours Of The Day”

On The Step

Richard was on his own today. He spent time continuing to fit the bedroom wardrobe, concentrating on trimming, on the rails, and on the handles. The first of the above images includes him working on the safer step he has built to create an easier drop from the former dressing room to the bedroom. ThisContinue reading “On The Step”

Tracking Sunset

The day was still grimly dark by the time we left to deliver Elizabeth a tub of Jackie’s chicken and vegetable stewp. (Interested readers will note that I have changed my spelling from stoup, because stewp is what google recognises and who am I to argue?) Whenever the vehicle in front of us seems especiallyContinue reading “Tracking Sunset”

Elemental Effects

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A GROUP TO ACCESS ENLARGED GALLERIES This afternoon Jackie took me for a car ride in the forest.   So much rain has fallen in recent days that some of the roads are becoming waterlogged, making for bright reflections and spray from car wheels. A stream of traffic made itsContinue reading “Elemental Effects”


CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN THE CLUSTERS TO ACCESS GALLERIES WHICH CAN BE CONSIDERABLE ENLARGED. Today┬áI wrote and posted almost the last of the Christmas cards, and Jackie cooked up a mass of beef stew with which she intends to feed 18 on Boxing Day. Behind the postbox on Christchurch Road, on this late afternoon,Continue reading “Stubble”

A Losing Battle

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN CLUSTERS GIVE ACCESS TO GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. This morning we drove to Milford on Sea to search out a door handle in the architectural salvage outlet there. The establishment was closed, so we consoled ourselves with brunch at The Needle’s Eye Cafe. I enjoyedContinue reading “A Losing Battle”