Happy Birthday to the lovely Bolly.
The Boke of St Albans, and Dame Juliana Thank you to Richard of Bengeo for alerting me to the fact that there isn’t a collective noun for collective nouns. Prompted by his suspicion that collective nouns were a Victorian concoction,…
Revd Gervase Markham
It’s good to see the Hertford cygnets are doing well. I stumbled on this one grooming itself the other day. Almost a swan, but not quite. I did ask its permission to take these pics, so don’t report me to…
view from my room
Ladies of the Lake, on Loch Katrine in the Trossachs, making origami swans for us