Remembering ….

Today is of course the 100th anniversary of Britain's entry into the First World War.   When I was a child, this conflict was still very much part of living memory and both my grandfathers fought in the trenches.  I never knew my father's father - though I know he was wounded and always walked with … [Read more...]

A summer’s afternoon …..

The weather has turned hot and sultry - there was thunder again last night which nearly drowned out the sound of Daisy's snoring.  She is not at all afraid of thunder, no - her worst fear is being left alone - quite alone that is, with neither her Big Bro nor I close at hand to cater to her every … [Read more...]