Hello from Sunday night

Oh my gosh! You know how I watch for the first winter blooms. I’m not a fan of winters and so look for signs of spring the day after Christmas. So it’s no wonder that I’m anxious for the snowdrops to start blooming. I…

March 4, 2018

What the hell? Yeah, I know!

I’m sorry, I’m sorry, I’m sorry. I’m alive! All is well. When my mother mentions that I haven’t written a post in ages, I feel vaguely guilty but don’t worry too much. When Robert tells me that he loves rereading my posts I think…

February 27, 2018

Hello from Sunday night. Oh the drama to get here!

This definitely fits into my “if you can believe this!” category. The day came too quickly, and I had to return to Vancouver and leave Robert for a few months, so he drove me to Heathrow, I went up to the British Airways counter…and,…

January 14, 2018

London day out at the museums

London Town! Oh boy, we’re such country bumpkins that we rarely get down to town. We do have a tradition of getting out of our little village to London at least twice per year. Once in July to celebrate my birthday and once in…

January 6, 2018

Happy New Year

Well, here we are in 2018. Has 2017 gone in a blur for you? It seems to have for me, but as R and I reflect on the past year on this January 1st morning, I realise that I’ve done so very much. There…

January 2, 2018

Christmas at Blenheim

We drove off to Blenheim, like we do most British Christmas years, to see the opulence and festivities at our palace next door. Most years Blenheim is decked to the nines and is so over the top festive that it takes our breath away.…

December 22, 2017

Hello, and, where the hell have I been this November?

Hi everybody, well, this is a fine mess, isn’t it? I haven’t written for ages. Halloween came and went, November came and went, and radio silence from me. Actually, things are happening around me and I’m part of that world but I’m walking thru…

December 5, 2017