Sometimes I Couldn’t Keep Up

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN A CLUSTER TO ACCESS ITS ENLARGED GALLERY Paul Auster’s ‘The New York Trilogy is a series of novelettes, originally published in sequence as City of Glass (1985), Ghosts (1986) and The Locked Room (1986); and combined into a single volume the following year. The author, born February 3, 1947, ‘is’, accordingContinue reading “Sometimes I Couldn’t Keep Up”

Savouring The Meaning Of Life

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT AS REQUIRED On this dull but dry morning, we transported more garden refuse to the dump and returned with a shove ha’penny board. First of all, having just received a contract giving a start date of 31st March 2014, but no bill I made another telephone call to BritishContinue reading “Savouring The Meaning Of Life”

The Old Vic On The Green

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. REPEAT IF REQUIRED. I made my usual journey by train to London Waterloo for a lunch date with Norman at Tas. Jackie drove me to New Milton for the outward trip, and collected me from Brockenhurst for the return. On a very crowded train I sat with a mother andContinue reading “The Old Vic On The Green”

Hues Of Blue

On this day, with temperatures around 30 degrees, according to the meteorologists, because of a shift in the jet stream, we are enjoying ‘Spanish weather’. In case any of my commenters have missed Becky’s observation on yesterday’s post, this is what she added to it this morning: ‘Wow. What lovely followers you have, Dad. x’Continue reading “Hues Of Blue”

An Alfresco Bath

  The red bottle brush plant, which I passed on my way to continue work on the kitchen garden, is now looking resplendent.   There are a great deal of treasures hidden in the undergrowth of today’s target area. Peeking through nettle leaves, for example, are raspberries. A blackcurrant bush bears fruit, strawberries soon will,Continue reading “An Alfresco Bath”

Hidden Treasures

Apparently septic tanks need pumping out twice a year. For anyone fortunate enough to be ignorant of these sewage dispensing systems they are installed for houses which are not linked to water mains drainage. Without these you would have to dig your own hole as in primitive camping. Lorraine, next door, had advised us to open up theContinue reading “Hidden Treasures”