Monthly Archives: February 2009
Had an outing to the Green Welly Shop yesterday. It is one of the delights in living in this part of the country. The aim was to replace a favourite purple anorak that was ceremonially disposed of last summer. Fortunately, … Continue reading
Watched two excellent programmes on the TV last night: Dancing at Lughnasa – a film; and The Downfall of Margaret – a drama documentary on the demise of Margaret Thatcher. One was fey and sad and beautiful and the other … Continue reading
I neglected to say that reading Hornblower (CS Forester) necessitates a handy laptop to look up meanings of words and nautical terms. The books have both a rich language and a formidable display of maritime terms.
I shall get on with some housework…….tomorrow. I have permission from one of my aiders and abetters to delay. In the meantime it is back to reading Hornblower and getting up the oomph for the onset of spring. Friends are … Continue reading
Somebody asked me today what I thought of the whole Jade Goody media train. Although I have never been a fan of Jade’s and have found the whole celebrity circus surrounding her strange, I have to admit that she is … Continue reading
Two oyster-catchers and five more snowdrops. Oh yes – and no hat needed on the dog-walk. (Either for the dog or me.)
Three snowdrops, five crocus/es/i – all in places too awkward places to photograph. Unmistakeably signs of an approaching spring. Let us not dwell on the possibility that it won’t actually happen for another two months.
Look at this classic clip….. You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video
This picture was sent to me by a blogging friend from Australia. Apparently the koala is doing well, despite having bandaged paws and has been introduced to a friend.