A Family Event

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. This afternoon we attended the third family event in three days. This was Shelly’s birthday party. Here, Jackie’s sister Helen sits with Shelly’s mother-in-law Daphne. Father-in-law Ray smiles beside Shelly and Malcolm, probably checking the cricket score on his mobile. Ron, here taking a break and joiningContinue reading “A Family Event”

A Sausage And How To Eat It

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN THE PAGE AND CLICKING ON THE RELEVANT BOX. This afternoon we visited Danni and Andy for a housewarming barbecue. First we were given the guided tour of their lovely Victorian semi-detached house. I couldn’t resist photographingContinue reading “A Sausage And How To Eat It”

Slightly Better Than Expected

The Canonical Hours are the seven prayer times in the day developed by the Roman Catholic Church. Ritualised offices are said, at three hourly intervals, in private or in groups. In her novel ‘China Court’, which I finished reading today, Rumer Godden has chosen to give each of her seven chapters a┬áname of one ofContinue reading “Slightly Better Than Expected”