Monthly Archives: December 2019

Christmas Day 2019

So often, Christmas Day is disappointing weather wise. But in 2019 it was beautiful – no snow, which would also have looked beautiful, but bright sunshine in a blue bowl of sky. On our way across the Common we passed the giant tree, which reminded us of a heartbreaking accident. Iris Goldsmith died, aged fifteen, […]

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Homeward Bound

It’s late afternoon at the end of November. I just got off the bus which is continuing up river. Van Gogh’s painting ‘Starry Night over the Rhône’ comes to mind as I contemplate the reflections of the street lamps over the water. What shall I make for supper?

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