Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fog and eye cracking sunlight

John had to leave for Banz Abbey, near Nüremburg, early on Sunday 20th November. I opened the curtains to find everything shrouded in fog. Although he got to Heathrow on time, there was a very long wait on the tarmac, and he was to miss his connecting flight from München to Nüremberg. Luckily, he managed […]

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The average temperature has been so mild this Autumn. There are yellow Welsh poppies and primroses flowering in the garden and the magnolia stellata’s buds are very fat already. I hope they won’t be frosted. It would be sad to lose those delicate white flowers in the Spring. My neighbour gave me a pot of […]

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