A Little Autumn Colour

For the last couple of days marauding rooks have raided Nugget’s robin feeder, ripped it off the Japanese maple, and robbed him of his food. Jackie has baffled the thieves with a pair of hanging basket frames. In contrast to yesterday’s dismal weather, today was clear, bright, and cold, taking every opportunity to display aContinue reading “A Little Autumn Colour”

Recovery

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED As the wind has dropped and the temperature soared, we now enter into a heatwave. The recovery work in the garden is under way. Clearing fallen branches, staking up plants, watering, and dead-heading were the order of the day. Jackie staked up the nicotiana in the PalmContinue reading “Recovery”

Parents Must Allow Children To Be Adventurous

On another dull, overcast, morning, Jackie drove to a follow-up appointment with her knee surgeon whilst I stayed at home for a┬ávisit from Paul, the Double Glazing Doctor, who arrived on time and gave the┬ápromised, reasonable, estimate later on. The work will be done next Wednesday when the new television is to be installed. IContinue reading “Parents Must Allow Children To Be Adventurous”