Spring!

In two days time it will officially be spring. It’s been trying to get here for the past few weeks. The mock plum trees have been waving their gorgeous pink-blossomed branches at me for some time now. Daffodils have resurfaced after spending time in the...

The swinging pendulum.

A number of people who have styled themselves as the keeper of morals for the American nation (and possibly for the world) have been outed as members of the Ashley Madison – find someone to have adultery with – site. This time the hacker was definitely on...

Here we go again

I have a large envelope sitting on my desk, waiting for me to write the address on it and put it in the post. It contains a manuscript, letter to the publisher and a page of synopsis and “marketting plan”. (I put the last thing in brackets because I...

Lighten up!

My apologies for not writing a blog last week; I’m sure you were all devastated. Last week, the Old Boy, the Wonder Dog and I went to the coast for a little holiday. (May I just say that, unless you have a divine view of the ocean -which we didn’t –...