Monthly Archives: October 2017

Happy Samhain

And so, with the clocks having gone back, and the darkness taking a firm grip, I thought I’d write a brief post to wish everyone a happy samhain.  In this pagan festival, as well as the Christian All Souls and … Continue reading

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Back from the Dead

Another weekend, another walk.  Perhaps this opening sentence doesn’t do justice to a good walk, as the landscape seems to alter daily, offering something new for the eyes at each turn. It was, though, a walk that was much needed. … Continue reading

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Sentinels

It wasn’t actually me that noticed it first. It was actually my daughter who stopped us on our walk to school. Now that she has started in year 7 of the school in which I teach, I have company on … Continue reading

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Life’s Simple Pleasures – Part 1

The new incarnation of this blog has settled in nicely and I am, this time around at least, posting on a regular basis, so it’s time to start moving things forward a little. I’ve been toying for a while with … Continue reading

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An old solution to a very modern problem?

Well, as has seemed to be the trend for some time, the demands of work have all but taken over and put paid to any fishing time. By the time the end of the working week comes around I’ve usually … Continue reading

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Visitors

How things can suddenly happen out of the blue! There we were,  Rachel and I, just settling in for a quiet glass of wine and a film when I get a call from my mother saying that she and her … Continue reading

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