Your Own Unique Private Island

Early this morning we made a trip to Setley Ridge Vineyard in order to buy birthday presents for Shelly. Jackie did the masked up shopping while I sat in the car until I noticed the blighted oak on site. This tragic giant had been brought down in last week’s gales. The good fortune was thatContinue reading “Your Own Unique Private Island”

Here’s Mud In Your Eye

On another dull day Aaron, of A.P. Maintenance, completed his installation of a gate beside the house that he had begun last Sunday. So hard was our house wall that he had difficulty drilling into it. He then erected a frame on the opposite side, attached hinges and a latch, and fitted the structure intoContinue reading “Here’s Mud In Your Eye”

That’s One I Made Earlier

The Milford Conservation Volunteers have developed a Wildlife Garden Project. This morning, as we travelled to Studland Drive, couples were seen walking all over the village clutching brochures which gave them admission to 25 gardens in the small coastal town. One of these was the home of our old friend Giles Darvill, coordinator of theContinue reading “That’s One I Made Earlier”