Giving It Some Welly

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE. This morning’s dawn promised a better day than forecast. And so it proved, at least for the first hour or so. I took an early ramble round the garden on which more light was cast than yesterday. This broughtContinue reading “Giving It Some Welly”

Borrowed Wellies

A strong wind was getting up in preparation for later rainfall when I took a walk along Hordle Lane and the footpath alongside Apple Court Garden where I met the owner who thought I might have been interested in looking at the house which is for sale. The plan now is to sell the houseContinue reading “Borrowed Wellies”

‘What Was Derrick Doing There?’

Watching the sun come up behind the bare trees and frosted lawns seen from our windows brought home the fact that we will be acutely aware of the changing seasons in The New Forest. We set off early this morning for another trip to London.  This was for the purpose of fulfilling a promise toContinue reading “‘What Was Derrick Doing There?’”

Prolixity Or Concision?

Early this morning I finished reading Robert Graves’ ‘Count Belisarius’, which, I have to say, I found rather heavy going.  I know enough about Roman history to admire Graves’ research and his knowledge of Belisarius’ successful conquests of the Goths, the Vandals, and the Persians; and his relief and defence of Rome during the reignContinue reading “Prolixity Or Concision?”