Roger and Joan are the parents of the woman whose body was discovered in the church at Much Marcle in Herefordshire in January 2014. Later descendents reputedly include Sir Winston Churchill, the present British Royal Family, and George Washington. Continue reading The Marauding Mortimers #3 – Hanged or Beheaded?
The smell of the new mown hay filled our nights, changing, as the days pased, from the sweetness of the first cut to the mellow dustiness of the final product. Continue reading Monday Memories – Beginnings #3: Making Hay
A pipe protrudes from the near face of the tank. From it water dribbles into a bucket. Ivy cannot help but notice that some of the khaki coloured deposits left by the cows has landed on the edge of the flags. Continue reading Monday Memories: Beginnings #2 – A Cotage by a Stream
The young woman . . . thinks it was a mistake to bring her mother on this expedition to inspect the cottage. Continue reading Monday Memories: Beginnings #1 – A Country Walk
For the first few weeks after we moved in to oiur new house, thoughout the summer of 2011, work continued around the site, although a lot of the time it seemed that it was more a matter of the two … Continue reading Monday Memories – Life After Retirement #4: More Books and a Garden.
Now all we need is a way of capturing cow’s burps. Continue reading We Need More of These!
This visit to Sally’s place was planned a while ago. We had a long chat, listened to music and cooked a spicy, if imaginary, joint. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed being part of it. via Smorgasbord Blog Magazine – Open House Sunday Interview with author Frank Parker Continue reading Lurking in the Cafe and Bookstore #2