The dawning of a new era

After days of hard rain, it was almost as if nature knew something was up. This morning, the sun was shining, the sky was blue and blackbirds were sweetly singing, almost louder than usual. Although, looking out of the window now, it appears the clouds are massing again in force. I hope that’s not allegorical.…… Continue reading The dawning of a new era

Rolling up my sleeve

An orderly queue is forming at the medical centre. It’s time for my second jab. We’re ushered into the car park by a close friend’s husband, who asks ‘Vaccination?’ in the same manner as Michael Palin in the role of the kindly centurion in Life of Brian. I stand behind the woman who runs the…… Continue reading Rolling up my sleeve

Driving on the edge

Since lockdown lifted, there are more cars on the country lanes, particularly now that staycations in the UK are being positively encouraged. I don’t know if those of you living in rural areas have noticed but it seems many of the drivers have forgotten how to drive. They charge through in Chelsea tractors and the…… Continue reading Driving on the edge