Tough Nut

This year I bought an Advent calendar in the form of a string of little Christmas stockings numbered 1 to 24. In each stocking I put a nut (hazel, almond or walnut) and a chocolate (individually wrapped). The unused nuts I put in a bowl and we cracked a couple to get into the Christmas… Continue reading Tough Nut

Looking Back To Jan 2011

It was a bitterly cold January. The weather bulletins reported temperatures of -14°C not far from York and there was snow, lots of it, in most parts of the country. One clear but wintry day we drove down to Northampton to go through Lawrence’s things. As we arrived a sleek grey cat trotted and skipped… Continue reading Looking Back To Jan 2011

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