Bits and pieces

This is the place for posts which don’t fit into other categories… unless they were a category all to themselves!

Who is she?

This lovely young woman was singing, sometimes accompanied by a bass player and a saxophonist who doubled on a cajon at Love’s Café Restaurant in Weston-super-Mare on Thursday night, 30th August. She had a tremendous voice, warm and melodic, and played her instruments well… but who was she? I don’t know!  


The sea, the sea…

Water is my natural element, I think I could swim before I could walk, and as a child I spent hours and hours in swimming pools, in, on and by the river, and in the sea whenever I could. I posted earlier about the tragedy of the little boy who fell into the sea near us here in Somerset, and now […]


A new chapter…

We were delighted to receive some wonderful news yesterday. We were sitting with some of our oldest and best friends on Box Hill in Surrey when we got a phone call. My daughter has been accepted into Ulster University. We are so thrilled and delighted for her; this will be a huge change in her life. It will also be a huge change in […]