Life’s been a little hectic around here of late. We can dis-count my nip into A&E after a suspected (but thankfully, not) minor heart attack; and even leave out Ziggy’s minor stroke and subsequent week’s stay in hospital, because they are so old hat, and we're fine now, thank you. We can also by-pass my … Continue reading HAPPY DECEMBER or HERE’S TO THE END OF 2019
Well I see we're getting a bit of attention here. SORRY folks, but we've been messing around with this website, or to be more specific, Leon has been attempting to do a wonderful revamp for me, to make it look smarter and for things to be easier, and more logically found. Alas, after a tough … Continue reading WOOPS!
Ah, siesta time on a Spanish summer’s afternoon. Lay back on the patio couch and be lulled by the whispers of the mountain breeze talking to the tall pines, which are providing some welcome shade from the blazing sun. An array of birds have settled in the swaying branches to feast on the nuts contained … Continue reading Time for a Siesta?
My son Leon, aka my marketing manager, asked me this morning, “Can you remember when you last wrote anything on your website?” “No.” “Well neither can anyone else, because it was so long ago. Don’t you think you should do something about it?” “Yes. What?” “Why don’t you quote something funny from your next book? … Continue reading In Sight of the End
For readers who think my son Leon is a little sweetie, or those of you who know the older version and think of him as a lovely, smiley (not-so) young man, ever ready to lend a helping hand, think again my friends, because the little b@$!@~d keeps beating me! I kid you not. It’s … Continue reading MY SON KEEPS BEATING ME!
I had just finished my breakfast and was now trying to write. While I’d been eating a flash of inspiration came to me and I needed to write it down quickly before it abandoned me. The only trouble was, THE FLY. It had been zipping around me for the past fifteen minutes and was now … Continue reading ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE IRRITATIONS
I have no explanation why I am still using our outside table to write on my laptop other than I am really trying to put off the realisation that winter is now creeping into Spain. But as I sat shivering in my cotton top and cardigan I decided to heat up a sausage roll or … Continue reading Sausage Rolls and Scourers