Archive for March, 2013


Homage to the Irish – it was Paddy’s weekend afterall

Christschurch College .  Oxford Literary Festival.  March 17th. To hear Edna talk. Edna O Brien knows how to work a room. She’s the consummate host. The generosity that saw her, […]


It’s written in the sky

The silver lining to this extended cold spell has to be the stunning skyscapes we’ve been getting.  I need to remind myself to ‘Look up’ more – I feel better […]

Looking good on three decades and more

Meet Nancy

This is my doll Nancy. She doesn’t live with me any more but I see her on visits home to my parents. She’s not far off forty years old. Today when a […]