Blue Peter For Grown-Ups

| 30th November 2014

Most children in the UK will have grown up with the BBC TV kids programme Blue Peter. One of it’s most endearing features was, and probably still is, showing children how to make things, whilst explaining how homemade toys can be just as much fun as bought ones and homemade gifts are unique, not to […]


| 26th November 2014

I like gardening and I just love trees. I don’t know where these two passions come from as neither of my parents had green fingers.


| 18th November 2014

Remember back in April the ‘fall-out’ when we cut down the hedge to half it’s size?

We Should Have Known Better

| 12th November 2014

At our age we should have known better, but I’m afraid we didn’t. What am I talking about? Read on.

Remembrance Sunday

| 9th November 2014

‘If I should die, think only this of me: That there‚Äôs some corner of a foreign field That is forever England.’

A Pheasant In A Pear Tree And Parking Problems

| 8th November 2014

With just under 7 weeks to go to the ‘big’ day (bah humbug) I’m not suffering from an early bout of Xmas song overload, honest, and here’s why.