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Blooming marvellous!

Yes, these rhododendrons at Bowood are a wonderful sight, the image taken in the gardens on a recent visit. But this blog is actually about something else; I’m celebrating another blooming wonderful thing.  This is about a book which has been six years in the making – seeds sown in 2015 and now coming into… Read More Blooming marvellous!

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Who is H?

Sunday nights won’t be the same again. Over 13 million people will be tuning in tonight for the final episode of Line of Duty series 6 . Maybe the final final. Never has a TV drama series produced such a response from viewers. It’s amazing how the LOD cult has developed over the decade since… Read More Who is H?

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Log your hog

Who doesn’t love a hedgehog? Well, not everyone, so it seems. Why did Tudors kill so much wildlife? Hedgehogs have been on my mind these past few weeks. While having yet another clearout/tidyup/rearranging of stuff in my study,  I came across a folder of my father’s poems –hundreds of them from the 70s and 80s.… Read More Log your hog