Tag Archives: rambling

A gleam of light

Daylight (kind of) at 5.10pm today – we’re getting there :-) I don’t know where the last fortnight’s gone, or how I managed to post just about every day this time two years ago! I’m working longer hours now and … Continue reading

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Back to normal

Well, not quite normal: You’ll have to take my word that it was 32C just before I took that picture; it was beautiful at the weekend when summer made a late but heartfelt appearance. It was also a brief appearance, … Continue reading

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In closing

  This is really late; it should have been posted last Monday! But with a mission of a week, I’ve only just had a chance to do it. Please ignore the fact it’s almost completely irrelevant now the Games are … Continue reading

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It’ll be all white

… and gold, of course. Yesterday’s results were brilliant; some people are calling it the biggest day for British sport ever – and what about Jessica Ennis? She came into the competition as Britain’s poster girl, with all the hype,  … Continue reading

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St Swithin’s Day

If on St Swithin’s Day, it is rainy weather, it will rain more or less for 40 days together. It just goes to show how ridiculously superstitious I am that I waited till nearly the end of St Swithin’s Day, … Continue reading

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To wheat to woe

Ok, sorry, that’s beyond poor. But to be honest, anyone who’s ever read this blog before would expect nothing less – or nothing more, more to the point. But before I explain the title (and I know you just can’t … Continue reading

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The ghost of Christmas presents

Woop, one more day of work! Granted, I’m back again on Wednesday… but still, four days off – and not just any four days :-) We had our work Christmas lunch yesterday. I had a lovely chicken/leek dish with a cream … Continue reading

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Lunar-tic asylum

I think I probably say this every Friday/Saturday but thank the good lord for weekends. There was I thinking I’d be eased back into work with a relatively stress-free week but instead, it was mad. I was editing, one of … Continue reading

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Damp squib

Did anyone go to Bonfire Night celebrations last night? In my village,  they’ve been doing a massive bonfire, preceded by a procession of decorated floats, for years, ever since since Guy Fawkes and his cronies were hung, drawn and quartered and told very … Continue reading

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