Joolry

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A few years ago I used to spend quite a lot of time looking at, and sometimes buying, bits of vintage jewellery on eBay. I don’t do this any more (I mean, duh! – lens fund!), but that’s just as … Continued

Dapper

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I seem to be going down with a virus – probably the same thing that R has had and which brought on his labyrinthitis – and after a bad night last night I woke up this morning feeling very sorry … Continued

Mono Monday: Still life

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When I told R, who’s been feeling offish again for much of the day, that the vibe I was going for here was entropy, he suggested that I could just photograph him instead; however when I pointed out that this … Continued

Insouciant

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I bet you wish you could do this, don’t you? I certainly do. As you’ll have noted, normal service has resumed: after yesterday’s spasm of housewifery, the nearest I came today to domestic engineering was the twenty or so minutes … Continued

Domestic goddess

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Firstly, I’d like to thank everyone who sent good wishes to R yesterday for a rapid recovery from labyrinthitis. Although he’s far from well as yet, he has managed to spend more time up and about today than he did … Continued

Clock-watching

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It’s been a bit of a day, Chez O – though more so for R than for me, because he woke this morning with labyrinthitis. He’s had it before, back in 2013; that time he was pretty much flat on … Continued

Avoiding the rut

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After spending the morning on useful things, I zoomed over to Charlecote in the middle of the afternoon to check on the rut. It’s only just getting under way here, but some of the bigger bucks were already stamping around … Continued

Welford-on-Avon

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I began the day by submitting my tax return – well, sometimes you just have to treat yourself, don’t you? I’ve actually been trying to do this since Sunday, but the HMRC web site has had a string of problems … Continued

Flighty

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Today was a bit of a curate’s egg. I had an appointment this morning for a routine breast scan, but when I turned up at the mobile scanning unit the staff were all standing about looking annoyed, because the scanner … Continued

Mono Monday: Entrance

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As I’ve talked about it a few times, I thought you might like to see the hedgehog house – or hoggery, as I now tend to call it. The entrance is designed as a tunnel to help keep weather out … Continued