Splat

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The day started pretty well, with a Wedding Conversation with Child One – to my immense surprise, not only is she turning into someone who’s interested in weddings, but so am I. Who’d have thought? However, after that everything went … Continued

Dank

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It was seriously autumnal today – misty, but rather lacking in mellow fruitfulness. After a desk-bound morning, R and I went off into Stratford mid-afternoon to eat cake run errands, and then took the scenic route back to the car … Continued

Zonked

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I can’t resist a Common Carder-bee – in my opinion, the prettiest of our native species of bumblebee. I also can’t resist a snoozing bee, which this one definitely was, because it stayed exactly there all the time I was … Continued

Mono Monday: Movement

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It’s been a strange old day, weather-wise. The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia have battered Ireland, and sent storm-force winds swirling across much of Great Britain; we haven’t had much rain here in the Midlands, but this morning it seemed as … Continued

Icy

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The warm weather we were promised today failed to materialise; after a morning of doing useful domestic things and (as ever) back processing, I strode confidently into the garden with the macro, expecting to find the place teeming with insects, … Continued

Autumn fun

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It was a warm though windy day today, and on a whim R and I decided to go to Croome; we usually avoid places like this at weekends and in school holidays, but this is such an expansive site that … Continued

Cheerful

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Good evening. The subject of tonight’s monologue is the NHS, which was founded in 1948 by the then Labour Government, on the socialist principle of provision of health care to every citizen, according to their need and irrespective of their … Continued

Beauty light

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Excuse me – do you know you’ve got bits of peanut all round your face? No – but if you hum it, I’ll try and squeak it. Sigh….. Having some paperwork to return to the accountant, R and I decided … Continued

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

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