The Furlongs are enjoying the Christmas lights on all the houses around us. Some cul de sacs are completely decorated – every house on them, with a collection point for charity at the end. Continue reading
In 1946/47, my mother and father spent a year in the States. He was topping up a science degree and she was touring, lecturing on South Africa. Continue reading
This video is worth watching.
Watch how you get a feeling of unreality in a place of pink and blue and turquoise, with few cars, no people and extreme neatness. Continue reading
Several years ago our friend and her dog died in her car when it was pulled into the river in a flood. The shock of that kind of event is unbelievable. It’s always something that happens to someone else – never to anyone YOU know. Continue reading
While I’m trying to recover from agonising hip pain from one of my 33 vertebrae, I was thanking god I was not a snake with 200-400 vertebrae. I’d really be in trouble.
Except they have no legs. Continue reading