• The trouble with being stuck-up!

    Today we are off on holiday. It is tipping it down outside, the river is up and it is cold.  As we have a few hours to kill before driving down to Heathrow I thought I would get up to date with the blog. While Jamie was away in the sunshine, it rained every single… Continue Reading

  • Drought?

    Annoyingly I wrote this blog yesterday, it took nearly 2 hours and as I was thinking about finishing  ………  it disappeared!!!!!  If you never see anything but the last blog written (Phew!), then I have given up and will write no more until WordPress convince me that it won’t happen again.  So, here we go again.… Continue Reading

  • Phew!

    I can’t remember the last time we had such a hot and dry March. Since the last blog we have had daytime temperatures over 20º and though the nights have been much cooler we haven’t made very many fires, the wood pile is still lasting. The daffodils and crocus have bloomed and the lawn has been cut 3… Continue Reading