The River Thames passes through and around our Cotswolds village, and several days rain leads to fields and meadows flooding. Nothing new in this, it has happened regularly over the past 36 years. “Shapeshifting waterWind ripples on flooded fieldsWinter’s icy… Read More ›
Haiku #18 Seasonal Silence
Living in a Cotswolds village with the River Thames passing through it makes us susceptible to foggy misty mornings at most times of the year. There’s something about mist that deadens sound and can make morning walks quite eerie, especially… Read More ›
A typical sight in our Cotswolds village as cars parked overnight are wrapped in a blanket of leaves before being being driven off to work.
English Wine: “Think local, drink local”
A couple of years back we discovered that we had a vineyard only 7 miles away from our home. It was a revelation, we had no idea. We visited and had a tasting session of what have since become some… Read More ›
Where were YOU on VE anniversary day?
My mum would have been 100 this year, though she made 92 and saved our country. My dad only made 62 but he saved the country too. My mum was only 19 when she signed on for the duration of… Read More ›
A Morning Walk With A Barn Owl
Early mornings have become prime time for our daily walk together as we ensure social distancing during the Coronavirus pandemic. At 7.00am there’s usually not another soul in sight and we have been very lucky in recent days with… Read More ›
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