Books this Summer

Friday 20th September 2013

Recently I have been listening to some new audio books, notably ‘A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters’ by Julian Barnes: This is really a collection of tenuously connected short...

Dachshund Love-In

Sunday 15th September 2013

It’s the boys!  Doing what they do best:  snuggling and sleeping and looking just painfully cute, if I say so myself. More snuggling here: A rare wakeful shot of Rupert, visiting...

Whiny Face Book Users: wots up wiv U???

Thursday 12th September 2013

I like new media.  I am really keen on social networking.  To be quite honest, it works for someone like me who is a hermit at heart – OK not just at heart – but has rare social...

The Bump Bag and Needle Case

Wednesday 11th September 2013

The Bump Bag has been re-designed, using Rowan Felted Tweed.  The result is a large and sturdy knitting bag that I think and hope will provide the reliable service I have had from the original, now...

If you go down to the woods today…

Friday 6th September 2013

…you may get a big surprise! I went camping.  Actually, that obnoxious phrase ‘glamping’.  It wasn’t glam.  It was good fun, it was an experience – but it was not...