The 09:25 has me at Cromford for 10:20 – a snip at £36.20 when thirty of that is to renew my senior rail card. Outside the tiny station I look down a steep curving lane to see Sue in bobble … Read More »
My neoprene lined Le Chameau wellies. Snip at £150 the pair.
I don’t suppose this an original thought – what’s so great about originality anyway? – but today it occurred to me that melancholia is a vital part of the human experience, perhaps of Life itself. Those muddy fields by the … Read More »
Mostly the weather has been wet, exceedingly so, but today was sparkling bright. With Jasper I took these in Attenborough this afternoon. The band of duckweed on the far edge of this sheet of water marks the normal course of … Read More »
On one of those sunlit days with an autumnal bite of the kind October in Britain specialises in, I walked with Jasper in Wollaton Park. Passing through the heavy wooden side gate set into the old brick wall on the … Read More »
The Trent is swollen today … … and the nature reserve busy. Sloes earlier than usual. Egyptian geese. * * *
If therefore we hear about Hannibal having offered battle to Fabius in vain, that tells us nothing more as regards the latter than that a battle was not part of his plan, and in itself neither proves the physical nor … Read More »
… these for instance, yesterday, by the river between Attenborough and Trentlock. * Cor – more ants! Yes, I’m afraid it’s true. In the end all teachers – and I’ve spent goodly chunks of my life being one – succumb … Read More »