February 2016 letter Well February started with gusting winds and rain but Harry managed to get the last three pieces of framing safely up and almost in place. But he had a couple of dizzy spells with a funny pulse so on the 3rd he went to the doc. The… Continue reading
January 2016 letter We have had some cold and wet weather this month but it seems we were lucky compared to friends in the UK and North America. We had snow amongst the rain and on a couple of days it looked Christmas card-ish. Harry has been working on with… Continue reading
December 2015 letter We have been a quiet December, but at least we did not get the unusual or nasty weather that many others did. We have only had frost a couple of mornings. No visitors, no spectacular events and no illnesses. Harry has soldiered away on the garage (pictures… Continue reading
November 2015 letter Winter is coming. We had our second night with freezing on Harry’s birthday and it has been regular since then. We had lovely weather in the first part of the month but cold and often wet and windy in the last half. Harry continues to work on… Continue reading
October 2015 letter Autumn is definitely here. We were given figs by the neighbours, Harry loves them a lot. And it was a good year for walnuts. I took up the garden and had some onions and green tomatoes but not much else. We have had all kinds of weather… Continue reading
Letter for September 2015 We have had some very nice but cool weather and some extremely wet and windy weather. It is definitely fall – some misty mornings and tree start to turn but not yet losing their leaves. The neighbour twins brought over a big bunch of lavender as… Continue reading
Letter for August 2015 Rain, heat and wind. Some garden survived last month and this including 3 tomato plants that now have a few little tomatoes growing. Summing up this month: Harry did some difficult work on the garage and got his concrete mixer back, I cleaned the house, we… Continue reading
I am still trying to get this site to work well and I am not sure I am getting there. The following are below: my July letter, pictures of the garage building, memories of feral cats in childhood, a explanation of inflammation, the magic of story-telling and a long piece… Continue reading
June 2015 letter The beginning of the month had a lot of rain and was cool with some short nice spells. Now it is sunny, hot and dry. Everything is growing like mad except my garden.
House progress June 2015 Here are the pictures starting where they left off at the end of May with the framing just starting on the garage. It is an L building with one end at an angle. The weather has been kind but is currently extremely hot.