Monthly Archives: August 2015

From Cape Wrath…

… to Rattray Head including Orkney. It is poetry and repeated each day in the Shipping Forecast. It is a wonderful way to start one’s day at 05.20 each morning. And on it goes round the coast. Even if one … Continue reading

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Coleridge Cottage

I visited Coleridge Cottage in Nether Stowey a short while ago, the anticipated haven the poet quit Bristol for to live off the country, courtesy Thomas Poole. Coleridge with his Jacobite sympathies was regarded with suspicion by local residents, not … Continue reading

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Woodland woes

It’s not all happy down in the woods; desease and deprivation are happening, and on a big scale. The Woodland Trust┬áhave highlighted the increasing problem of ash dieback. It is not a small problem, look at the hedgerows, particularly here … Continue reading

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In the skies

With my son and family flying to the United States, one is aware of just how many people are in the air at any time. My late father would have been impressed two of his grandchildren with their spouses and … Continue reading

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