Lockdown II

Photos from my daily walks. One of the things that I love about France is the cafe au lait bowl. I used to have one for myself but it mysteriously disappeared a few years ago after I came back from a solo visit to Michigan. I’m not pointing fingers or saying who did what…but all … More Lockdown II

Another Year…

…closer to collecting my state pension😁. This is what makes me excited about my birthday, which is today. Also, we are on a holiday near the Welsh border and it’s peaceful and beautiful up here, which makes me feel very grateful.

May Update

I had a long conversation with my marketing advisor at Mellowburn Media and she tells me that my blog should be updated at least once a month and that it should contain some of my jewellery work — so O.K. First things first. In an effort to better cope with lockdown measures and the general … More May Update

Are You OK?

Back in January – remember way back then? Well, back then I was preoccupied with trying to figure out how to pull myself out of the winter doldrums and how to move forward after an overwhelming and disappointing conservative election victory. I knew then that we were in for a whole heap of hurt as … More Are You OK?

On Getting Older

These words were found on Twitter and brought to my attention by a dear friend. It was written by Gennifer Hutchison, who was a writer for Breaking Bad. It resonated with me and maybe it will resonate with you, too. Here it goes… “Here’s a thread of some stuff that happens as you get older … More On Getting Older

Portugal

Trying to beat the winter blues with a trip to Portugal. We invited our friends, Mr and Mrs Redrokit to join us and the four of us knocked it on the head. AP and I had a few extra days in Porto due to inclement weather and we decided that that wasn’t such a bad … More Portugal

Post Holiday Holiday

Because we were feeling out of sorts after December events – we took ourselves away to the coast. These photos are from Lyme Regis, a town that is notable for the birthplace of Palentologist, Mary Anning (see the film Ammonite), the home of author John Fowles and the setting of the film based on his … More Post Holiday Holiday