The Brown Envelope

It arrived on Monday, earlier this week.  The arrival of our post was heralded  by our otherwise gentle, soppy little dogs, Oscar and Digby; snarling and barking like savage ‘Hounds from Hell’ as they launched themselves at our front door in an effort to see-off our friendly Postman.  I went outside to our wall mounted post box; installed in […]

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It’s a New Dawn, It’s a New Day…

It is always lovely when people ask me about my work.  I am often asked about where I work, about the sort of work that I do and about my profession.  I thought it might be nice to share with my readers, something of what is a typical day for me, before I even get […]

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Bah Humbug!

In the depth of a dark evening in my beautiful village, about ten days before Christmas, we pulled up to meet some of our family for a festive meal at our wonderful village café; open on two evenings per week for dinners.  I’m not talking ‘greasy spoon’ café, by the way.  G&T’s Café & Kitchen is […]

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She Peers, Wisely, Over Her Spectacles

  On this chilly Autumn evening, the fire in our sitting room offered the comforting glow of the deepest orange.  The warm blanket of heat, in our sitting room,  hugged my Partner and I as we watched some of our favourite tv shows.  All the while, our dogs; Oscar and Digby, lay on their beds in front of the fire.  […]

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Dogs, Art and Writing

Our two little dogs, Oscar and Digby, are never far from my side while I work from home at my desk.  As I write, Oscar will often sleep in the foot-well of my desk, while Digby snoozes on the reading chair, beside the bookshelves in the next room.  I love this routine we have.  It […]

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Summertime and Time for Summer

As you will notice, I have enjoyed a little rest in July.  I decided that it is okay to sometimes just ‘stop’ and I gave myself permission to prioritise other things; including just resting and enjoying the summer weather.  I think there is little better than lazy, hazy English summer days.  This is why I […]

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Green Friends

Sadly, a very dear friend of ours passed away this week, following her battle with an illness in the Leukaemia branch of Cancer.  She was very special to my Partner and I and so this has been a difficult week for us.  One thing that has helped, is to get outside to enjoy the restful qualities […]

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