Our much- loved late Jack Russell Joe was a millennium puppy, and this was an article I wrote celebrating him, his breed and the impact he had on our family. We have a new addition to the mismatched selection of human and non-human animals that live in our house and outbuildings. His name is Joe... Continue Reading →
The "Town Mouse and the Country Mouse" Aesop Fable has become an English idiom that recognises the effect on our character of where we are from, and to use another idiom how as a result we may sometimes feel like a fish out of water.
Let’s celebrate libraries-all is not lost! This blog formed part of my article published in the January/February 2018 edition of Staffordshire Living Magazine. The human species has always been a curious one, and generous too; in fact, collecting knowledge to store and share is as old as civilisation itself. Archaeologists have found 5000-year-old inscribed clay... Continue Reading →