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How hard can it be?

Where there’s a will, there will be a way. I found proof.

I’m smitten with this harsh and hot land. Completely in love. Where some people see failure, death and destruction, I see life. I see it in the little trickles of water, in the Shoshan people, in the creosote, mesquite, the ephemeral spring flowers, the…

May 24, 2019

Attempted crisis management: hunkering down in the desert

On an impulse I drove south. South for days. I came to the lowest place I could think of: Death Valley. After all, if one is at the lowest place, any move one makes has to be up! There’s just nowhere lower to go.…

May 16, 2019

Adieu April showers, bring on the May flowers!

Hi everyone, This was going to be a hello from Sunday night post, but then I didn’t think I had much to say (past the car boot sale on Sunday) and then I thought that maybe I wanted Monday to finish up some art…

May 1, 2018

A September roundup

Hi again, I’ve just been looking thru my photos of the past week and, oh my word, we’ve done a lot. Also, because we’ve been so busy, I haven’t been keeping up with my posts, so now that we’re into October, I thought it…

October 3, 2017

On the trail of the history of the Knights Templar next door

Hi guys, I’m on the track of the history of Thomas and Isabelle Moore (AKA de la More, AKA Isabella, AKA Isabel…wish history would make up its mind…but then I suppose it’s the same as agreeing on Shakespear Shackspeare Shakespeare.) So apart from the…

July 29, 2017

The history exhibition at Northmoor village

Now, this was a treat! I walked down to the village (under threatening clouds), and into our Northmoor church St Deny’s, Because my friend Julie put on a history day inside the church. All throughout the church were either tables or makeshift tables propped…

July 26, 2017

Hello from Sunday night (version 2.0) and, I bought the TVR!

Hi everyone, This post is my regular (ahem) semi regular hello from Sunday night post except it’s the 2.0 version…the one where I wrote a post last Sunday but felt like I had nothing to say, (and the photos were pretty lame), and so…

July 23, 2017

The travel journal

Hi everyone, I spent a happy hour photographing my June travel journal for you…just in case it’s of any interest. Do you remember me making this late May? Well, I’ve been chronicling my days here with drawings, collage, snipets of this and found bits…

June 29, 2017