Monthly Archives: June 2008


The path next to the river on Folly Island (Riverside?) is looking very picturesque at the moment, thanks to the residents planting flowers on the bank. An excellent trend. Long may it continue.


Bolly and I had a visit yesterday – from Pixie the Papillon. Boll normally gets on well with dogs, but she seemed utterly mystified by Pixie and just watched her from a safe distance. My theory is that Boll thought…


Congratulations to Jaime, Matt and Alfie on the arrival of Evie!

The Long and Short of It

I have a dilemma. I’m from the north but I’ve lived more than half my life in the south, and I pretty much speak RP English (aka BBC/Oxford/Queen’s English) – with one exception. I use short As. In other words,…