Puck and a Picnic

Puck and a Picnic

stories Puck and a PicnicAugust 2021   I’m typing these words with both office doors propped wide open and breathing in the last warmth of an autumnal afternoon and the scents of the season shifting.   Cartwheeling children and, in the background, a spaniel and...
Cirque de jardin

Cirque de jardin

Cirque de jardin These words are being tapped by an unsightly, flagging and overheated shambles of a human in not so very many clothes; today’s temperatures are not amusing me. Attempting to stay in good spirits during this scorcheroo of a week is proving an almighty...
The left ear is usually the most emotional ear …

The left ear is usually the most emotional ear …

The left ear is usually the most emotional ear … And some people report that they feel unable to hear properly if they put their non-standard ear to the phone to listen to a call.  Some of us use a different ear in different circumstances. How fascinating is...
Bugged by May

Bugged by May

Bugged by May May’s last sun set over the shire here this evening on yet another Bank Holiday Monday; this month is full of the things. Note, you’ll find zero complaints about that here, not least the abundance of sun soaked warmth or tan lines today. May...
Chatoffee; chat over coffee

Chatoffee; chat over coffee

Chatoffee; chat over coffee This week, I had a chatoffee – chat over coffee, and yep, that is a completely made-up word, thank you lockdown brain! – with loom talent Kate Box. We threw around some ideas for our next shoot together and her new season’s...