Category Archives: Stories

In Response to Laundry Room Blues

As you can imagine, being a bed and breakfast, laundry is a big part of my life. So I was very pleased to spot this sign at a recent visit to  my friend and neighbour Lurgashall Winery.

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One very good, rather personal, reason to love the Downs

Probably most of us have a magic place in their past that represents something important. I hope its true that everyone has such a place.  It is true for me, and it’s this place, in East Meon, near Petersfield, in … Continue reading

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Erica Rosie

Today I bought the first plant for my new garden. Its a Purple Heather, or Erica Cinerea.  That’s because they are part of my heritage, and also in recognition of my daughter, Erica Rose.  Here it is, and just like … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Shade in the Weald of Kent.

A lovely walk today with the Dog Jed, in the rolling Weald of Kent, with its twelve feet of topsoil. Across the fields And into the woods …. Jed is far, far ahead But there is plenty to catch the … Continue reading

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Remix: The Dialectic of Altered Books.

Brian Dettmar’s intricate and skillful sculptures explore the meaning of knowledge and our relationship with it.  He insists on the obligation to challenge orthodoxy, and the right of the individual to do so.  This makes me very happy. Dettmer:  Perpetuity … Continue reading

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