Sun was sinking slowly and lighting the fluffy floating seeds as it went. Boy Three and I were walking home through the still, mild evening. This’ll make a lovely photo. But then, Boy Three’s hot sticky fingers squeezed mine. “Mum do you promise to hold my hand all the way home?” “Of course I do. […]
When will there be rain?
“And we’ve been so lucky with the weather…,” they cry, perspiring pinkly. “It’s hotter than the Seychelles, here. In Glasgow.”Right. It’s true. The sun has beat relentlessly onto Glasgow’s unusually clean streets these past few days. Even locals who normally consider that a sunny spell is part of an elaborate natural practical joke – like […]
Views from a week in Wales
Smells like summer – Ghost Eclipse review
It’s weird. Winter, apart from the Christmassy pine and cinnamon bit in the middle, doesn’t smell of very much. It’s too cold in exactly the same way chilled petrol station sandwiches have no flavour whatsoever. By Emma Royle via flickr However, summer – albeit a chilly and damp version – has arrived and to mark […]
Come on summer, we’re ready now…
This morning on my constitutional trot, I spotted this chap trotting across the road. By the time I’d fished my phone out from under several layers to take a photo, he’d reached the shelter of a hedge. It was pouring down. According to the wisdom of the internet, hedgehogs don’t come out of hibernation until […]