Remembrance In The Stone

We have experienced no snow in the forest yet this year, but no advent season could be without anticipation, eager in the young, apprehensive in the elderly, of white flakes falling on Christmas Day.  Where would we be were our television screens devoid of ‘The Snowman’, the 1982 adaptation of Raymond Briggs’s timeless and beautifullyContinue reading “Remembrance In The Stone”

‘There’s No Need For That To Be In The Road’

Being a firm adherent of the adage attached to Robert the Bruce: ‘If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again’, I set off this morning in search of Dave’s lakes which I had failed to find yesterday.  For those who don’t know the story, King Robert I of Scotland, their fourteenth century monarchContinue reading “‘There’s No Need For That To Be In The Road’”

Rufus Stone

Just as I was preparing for today’s walk, Jackie set my pulses racing.  She informed me that there were no instructions for the assembly of the IKEA bed.  As I reached for my mobile phone she found them hidden away in one of the boxes.  I calmed down and set off to cross the A31Continue reading “Rufus Stone”