My initial research into the subject led to an increase in the frequency of posts on the blog as the year’s end drew near. Continue reading 2020: The Year in First Lines
Like the vast majority of those comenting on Karen’s blog I hope this never comes to pass. Continue reading Health Warnings for Books: You Must be Joking.
Here is a warning from someone in a position of inside knowledge. I am fortunate in having been born with a fast metabolism which ensures that I have rarely been above 60kg/9stone (125lbs). I do like sigar in tea and in coffee, though I don’t drink huge quantities of either. I also like my wife’s baking, puddings and home made jams. However, if you or your loved ones are less fortunate, do please heed Stevie’s warnings and reject the blandishments of advertisers. https://steviet3.wordpress.com/2020/09/02/sugar-and-covid Continue reading Sugar and Covid.
The peonies are just starting to open. They have remained upright despite the gales. Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #8 – May 24th.
New bulbs form on the tops of the stems which then bend over, allowing the new bulbs to root into the ground. Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #7 – 17th May 2020
aloe vera is flowering spectacularly! Continue reading Weekend Walk in the Garden #6 – 10th May
Marigolds (Calendulas) are ubiquitous in this garden. They readily self-seed. They are not alone in this regard: Aquilegias (Columbine), Jacob’s Ladder, Alchemilla Mollis and Sweet William are among the other plants that pop up in strange places. Continue reading A Weekend Walk in my Garden #3: 19th April 2020.
A bright clump of Aubretia on the rockery Continue reading A Weekend Walk in my Garden: #1 April 5th 2020.
The first print proof of my fictionalised account of Kennedy’s time in Kilrush, Called to Account, is with the publisher, TSL, and I hope to have a copy in my own hands soon. Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – Heroism in Times of Trouble
I foolishl suggested that having to stay away from work was similar to being retired. Continue reading Monday Musings – Staying Sane at Home