Month: November 2017

Attack #435

I’m not sure if any of you are aware of it or not, but there is a war going on in The Castle these days. It has been raging for months, actually, but since I am not particularly fussed by six-legged creatures, I have not felt it necessary […]

The Gilded Wood

There are wonders to be found In a gilded wood Damp in melted frost, Awash with ancient sunshine, Alive with the chattering rush of squirrels, The honking goose, Birdsong of a thousand melodies, The subtle crunch of damp leaves And hidden bogs of sucking mud. My breath rises […]

Blaze of Glory 2017

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. – Albert Camus I’ve a streaming head cold today… but this did not stop me from pulling over to take a quick stroll through Hodgemore Woods. We have had the most gorgeous autumn here in Buckinghamshire, with […]