The big chill

The big chill

I can’t recall an April such as this one; there have been frosts every night for well over a week now. It’s by no means unusual to have frost at this time of year, but less so to have such a consecutive run of them. Slightly more predictable has been the...
Limited choice

Limited choice

I am not a big watcher of television; sure, there are a few things that I view on a regular basis, but ours is not one of those households where the box is always on in the background irrespective of what’s being shown, so it really didn’t bother me....
A week of two halves

A week of two halves

One doth not a summer make, but I was delighted to see my first Swallow of the year this afternoon flying just behind the cottage. Confused? It will be tomorrow when the temperature plunges to 6° during the day, and sub zero overnight, it will wish that it had delayed...
Freedom!

Freedom!

I clearly had a senior moment when ordering produce for last week’s deliveries, because, as many of you found out, I forgot to add apples and sweet potatoes to my order, so your boxes were somewhat lighter than you were expecting. I placed my order on the day I...
Positivity

Positivity

It’s all happening. It was the spring equinox yesterday, the equilux (equal light) was on Wednesday (also St Patrick’s Day) – the day when day and night are actually equal in length. It’s census day, so you can decide to be a Hare Krishna...
Wicked wind

Wicked wind

I’m just about fed up of this horrible wind. No I’ve been fed up of it for days. It has been relentless – vicious, chilly, often moisture laden. It would be nice to have some nice calm days with warm sunshine on one’s back, but there is little...

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