All good friends and jolly good company as we get set to tour

The fortnight at Harry’s home in Child Okeford was not only for preparing for the tour, making sure everything was in perfect condition and packed properly in the Sooty van (some fragile items were to travel in the back of Harry’s Range Rover), it was also to give us time to get to know oneContinue reading “All good friends and jolly good company as we get set to tour”

Sweet treat from big brother helped me over a birthday party disaster

When do we become aware and do we remember the moment or is it just another step along life’s highway when we take so many that we cannot recollect them all? There are those who feel they became aware soon after birth (some even believe it happens in the womb) and they can “recall” thingsContinue reading “Sweet treat from big brother helped me over a birthday party disaster”

Never mind the windmills – look for the memories

Noel Harrison once sang about “The Windmills of your Mind” – a place where you turn and keep turning like the sails of a windmill, chasing yourself in circles. In a way our minds really are like this, labyrinthine corridors with doors wherever you turn – each requiring a special key before you can openContinue reading “Never mind the windmills – look for the memories”