Hazel, willow, beef and storytelling from Bedfordshire

Monthly archives for July, 2012

Ragwort

Ragwort

My Dad was fond of telling me that he had never been bored in his life and was always critical of me when, in my teens, I regularly complained of being bored . Either he had never done a boring job or he had a poor memory. Some dull jobs are better than others of […]

Adrift in a sea of grass

Adrift in a sea of grass

If I were let loose in a 12 acre field of chocolate sponge, topped with chocolate fudge icing,¬†surrounded perhaps by irregularly distributed fresh strawberries and¬†really good vanilla ice cream in delicate mounds, I would, I am certain, spend as much time as our cattle, lying uncomfortably, panting, groaning and shifting my weight to avoid pressure […]