Month: August, 2011

A road story

I don’t know whether everyone has a favourite road, but I do. It’s the A1068 from Amble, the place where I grew up, to Alnwick, local market town and home of a driving test centre.
The driving test centre is important to this story, because when I was learning to drive in the late 1980s (without [...]

Bah! Tuesday Book: ‘My Antonia’ by Willa Cather

Drifting around Amazon the other day, I was looking through ‘Customers who bought this also bought’, and I had a blast from the past. Well, a blast from the prairie rally.

‘My Antonia’ by Willa Cather
I read this novel of the American midwest in college, twenty years ago. It was part of the reading for [...]

Randomly from the camera roll

Someone had been busy at the beach.

Joy has a new pet. (Well, she has two, but the other one is a little camera shy.)

Fabric in my studio waiting for inspiration to strike – I took this so i could show it to a friend and get some advice on what quilt to make with it. [...]