Springtime carries you forward – and promises a glorious summer

The Spring of 1973 was a glorious time. As far as I was concerned the sun shone every day; I was raking in the stories for the Standard Recorder; my circle of socialist-minded friends was widening; my social circle was a round of fun, parties and theatre; and I was getting to spend more andContinue reading “Springtime carries you forward – and promises a glorious summer”

Deck the halls with boughs of holly – and lots and lots of Christmas lights

Sorry about yesterday but I got a bit behind myself and stuck into the early processes of de-decoration on Twelfth Night. No matter how bad a time it is, and the last two Christmases have not actually been a ball of fun, I find the Yuletide season to be a special time, especially when itContinue reading “Deck the halls with boughs of holly – and lots and lots of Christmas lights”