Cold windy weather today after bright blue skies over Christmas. A time to take stock, tidy up a bit, or, if you are the dog, lie flat out on… read more →
We are fast approaching the shortest day. Thank goodness – or at least I do – for the distraction of Christmas and the gift of bright, cold weather in Kent… read more →
photo: Sarah J. Jamieson Here’s a mid-winter, end of millennium poem by Thomas Hardy, The Darkling Thrush. It’s a good one for anyone who feels ‘fervourless’ at this point of… read more →
Christmas Eve, I’m just back from another neighbours’ gathering. Another mince pie. Walking up the road, I see I got off lightly in last night’s storms – there are broken… read more →
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