What a magical tree. So eerie! Love the way the roots look like a huge dragon. She has an eye, a mouth and even claws. Anything could be in that hole! Dragons eggs?And why has it got a Red Cross?
Growing older often means downsizing, a new home, and a new bathroom. Downsizing is the time when our possessions were never so dear as the day we have to take them to Oxfam. Attics, cupboards and box after box reveal beloved items, which cannot possibly be discarded. Our house proves to have become…
Today’s children are sanitised. You might even say brainwashed.
They grow up in a world of antiseptic hand gels and an almost neurotic fear of dirt.
. Life has slid into being so easy that it becomes hard to remember exactly how difficult it was.
We are so lucky!
When you are ancient a wallow in nostalgia is a pure delight. For the last few days I have been doing exactly that in Scarborough in Yorkshire. You don’t know it? Then you should, a magical gem, a perfect Victorian seaside resort, arguably the jewel of them all. I fell in love with it at the…