What joy! This morning as we drove down the hill what crossed the road in front of us but a beautiful red squirrel! What a lovely sight. For a moment we could not make out exactly what we were looking at as this strange little creature ran across the road, he didn’t seem to be… Read More


We were watching an episode of “Northern Exposure” the other night on dvd (great entertainment courtesy of eBay). Do you remember Northern Exposure? It’s a 90’s drama set in Alaska, great story lines and fantastic scenery, it certainly beats most tv these days, in fact we watch dvds of favourite tv shows more than current… Read More


Do I have to? How often were those words uttered in childhood and still they go through my head today? There were a few things I “have to” this week – dreaded paperwork and menu planning. Paperwork – need I say more? Never my favourite occupation – it’s not that I can’t, it’s more that… Read More