The Cobalt Blue Pot-28th May 2022

My youngest niece got married on the 7th of May this year. I wanted to post this piece on that day but was away on holiday with no access to my files. Hopefully, this will be a case of better late than never. When she got engaged, I asked my sister if there was some… Continue reading The Cobalt Blue Pot-28th May 2022

As late Spring slides into Summer-21st May 2022

As we all know, the Earth is part of a clock. It keeps its own time no matter what tinkering we humans see fit to try and impose on it. For me, the moment Late Spring become officially Summer is the moment the residents of the three Swift boxes on our chimney wheel back into… Continue reading As late Spring slides into Summer-21st May 2022

Jane Maddison Breathers®-20th Apr 2022

I just had to show you this. Mr. Rooster arrived this morning in a small box which was handed over the doorstep to me by the postman. Yet again, I had forgotten what I had ordered! I tell you, it’s Christmas Day many times through the year in this house. I came upon Jane Maddison’s… Continue reading Jane Maddison Breathers®-20th Apr 2022