Life is like a kitchen appliance …

Life is like a kitchen appliance …

We have one of those blender things in the corner of the kitchen – the kind where you chuck in pretty much any fruit or vegetable and some liquid and then, with the press of a button, it transforms it into a delicious and nutritious smoothie. Amazingly, and...
Watering the Grass

Watering the Grass

We’ve just bought a new car (the last one having died, abruptly and unexpectedly, on the M40 late one cold and frosty night. Hooray for the AA, I say.) We’ve gone for the sensible mature option – a reliable hybrid with one previous careful owner – rather...
… thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks.

… thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks.

I spent most of Wednesday this week helping my son to move out of the terraced house in London where he’s been living for the last year. He’s going into student accommodation that’s cheaper and more convenient. But he was sad to be leaving a place he’s loved and not...