Walking Angst

For years I’ve taken a daily walk through the fields with the dog, exchanging pleasantries or pausing for a brief conversation with other walkers on the footpaths. It would have seemed strange to avoid people (apart from the man with the two Staffordshire Bull Terriers that nearly all the dog walkers here avoid) or notContinue reading “Walking Angst”

January Diary

Spent last week of 2018 in slothful idleness eating Christmas Day leftovers and chocolates, reading books and enjoying the sunrise while taking Morris Leader of the Fox Terriers for short walks. Almost missed marking the start of 2019 as preoccupied having fun with good friends, though general agreement was that exact timing is desirable butContinue reading “January Diary”

December Diary

As usual, December has passed in a blur and find myself surprised that Christmas Day is just over a week away. How did that happen?  Have been trying to find balance between keeping Decorations Barn look reasonably full against not having to carry over too much stock to next year. Shelves looking a little bareContinue reading “December Diary”

Life in Mud Spattered Boots

Hello! You’re still out there. Come in, take a seat. We must catch up. It’s been so long since I was last here*. Last year, I deserted Life in Mud Spattered Boots to write at Slamseys Journal. The idea was to continue to write about the same things but also to include printmaking tips andContinue reading “Life in Mud Spattered Boots”