Category Archives: Out and about

A stick of rock

Do they have Weston-Super-Mare seaside rock? I must go down to the seafront some day and find out. It would be the proper stuff that I would want.  The tube shaped stuff with a pink coating and white inner with … Continue reading

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Sir Galahad is a worry

Galahad suffered a seizure today, one that lasted eight minutes and brought a rushed journey to the vet. It seems my sister’s white terrier has a canine form of epilepsy. Guinevere, Galahad’s companion, would be devastated if anything happened to … Continue reading

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The internet means our town is a backwater no more

“Oh, Langport, it’s a very nice place. It’s full of lovely shops.” My colleague’s comment was perfectly accurate, my home town is a very nice place and it is full of lovely shops, but it was not always thus. In … Continue reading

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Rootedness

Spending a few minutes at the grave of my grandparents, I wandered through Huish Episcopi churchyard. There are headstones that still have the capacity to make me stop, people who were old in my memory, but who died at an … Continue reading

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Shortening miles

Leaving the school at Burnham after the meeting, I put “home” into Google maps. It told me that I would reach High Ham in thirty-three minutes. It was just before five o’clock and the traffic would be busy, there would … Continue reading

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