Weeping willow in the meadow. They say it takes 300 years for an oak to grow, 300 for it to live and 300 for it to die. 900 years! Live on Mighty Oak. My willow is only about 100 years old. But
I don’t know whose bright idea it was to stage the opening ceremonies from 9pm to midnight but there you go. I was really excited to watch and so went for a walk in the fields at 8pm to make
Luminous, illumination, enlightenment. Don’t you think those are three of the most terrific words we can hold in our heart? Don’t they make you feel like you can rise above criticism, generate understanding and recover from a slap in the face?
We have been working all day. About 4pm R and I looked at each other and said, "Let's go for that walk." So on with 17 layers of clothes, wellies, hats, mits and we walked out into the fields. At the
That’s the sound of me landing at Heathrow. * Hello, I’m here. ** You didn’t hear that, did you? Actually, it sounded more like a little “poof”. Because it snowed overnight. And the whole of Oxfordshire is reduced to incredible shapes and shadows. All of which I’m compelled
Windy day in Oxfordshire. It's one of those days where you put the laundry out on the line and, half hour later, treat yourself to a five mile drive to retireve it! That's the kind of day the village fate
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more. It is a tale Told by
I’ve been noticing a few things about life lately. This might sound a bit elementary but here goes: cats actually eat the mice/birds/rabbits they catch! I know, I know, where have I been hiding? But the truth is that I’ve
There are five fields to walk thru between West Cottage and The Thames First filed, Bunny field, Elecrical filed, Hawk field, Sheep filed, The Thames! Going home, Going home, Going home.