To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render...– Margaret Fairless Barber, The Roadmender
We do not remember days; we remember moments.– Cesare Pavese, The Burning Brand
Every man’s memory is his private literature.– Aldous Huxley
A flying update, as too much to cram into today! Last night was the Admin Assistant’s leaving do, so we drank cocktails in the student bar before heading down into Durham for an Indian… the cocktails were cheap and almost too delicious, so I may have been slightly tipsy by the time we got to the Indian! We ordered a veritable feast too- 9 of us, and there was far too much for us to...
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There are some days that can be turned around by the smallest of things. Today’s thing was reaching the supermarket just as they were setting out the reduced stock- I got scallops, 2 whole crabs and about 6 Scottish undyed kippers for £6, a potted thyme, a coriander and a mint plant for 30p each, a whole chicken for £1.75 and a BIG box of mushrooms for 75p- result? Shopping that will last...
As the Hutgirl has broken her laptop keyboard, she has requested that I write a guest post… We can travel through space and achieve great distance from the Earth in both time and space, but we will never be able to manipulate time-space to arrive on Earth at any other time than the present. Even if you traveled around the Earth at the speed of light long enough for time-space to slow down...
Love reckons hours for months, and days for years; and every little absence is...– John Dryden
If I had a single flower for every time I think about you, I could walk forever...– Claudia Ghandi
Instead of complaining that the rosebush is full of thorns, be happy that the...– Proverb
The Hutgirl and light sensitivity
We once again encountered the issue of light sensitivity with the Hutgirl this weekend. For several years now there has been some sort of mysterious neurological problem that affects her eyes- having manifested in the past as a VIth nerve palsy and more recently, abnormal swelling requiring a biopsy, it seems to have settled currently into an aversion to bright light and rapidly moving images in...
Eep! My fuschia plugs have just arrived- I’d almost forgotten I’d ordered them, and can’t really remember where I’d planned to plant them now :/ I would plant them along my grass at the front, but don’t want my neighbours to get any pleasure at all from my gardening :( (Which sounds horrible, but there is a story behind it!) Hmmmmmm- I suppose I’ll grow...
Photos to follow at some point, but…. Phase one of garden makeover nearllllly complete! Have moved the strawberry BBQ over to the edge of the shed and shuffled the rabbit hutches up into a corner, as they have no bunnies in them currently to be affronted by this. I’ve taken up the back plank of the deck to expose the soil beneath, and this will be where my raspberries and sweet peas...