DIY Dunce

My young friend has just bought her first new house. Which means there’s lots of things to do – including putting up bathroom cabinets, curtain rails, pictures etc. and as the garden is one rectangular plot that needs to be designed and worked on. (I’m making a scale model of all the existing things like […]

A glimpse into the past

On a hauntingly beautiful 255 acre estate with far reaching views over the river Deben is home to one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time. It’s called Sutton Hoo. My young friend and I paid a visit to this magical place on Sunday afternoon. The photograph I took above shows the famous helmet […]

"It ain’t half hot, mum!"

Today the temperature has topped 30 degrees Celsius – the hottest day of the year. And as I’m well on the way to full health it’s great to be alive to enjoy this fabulous sunshine. It’s the finals day of Henley Regatta too. Last night was firework night where I usually take a small group […]