Trees

As a child I was often taken to France on holiday, and apart from the Brittany seaside and Mont St Michel, the main thing I recall is the tree lined roads that went on and on forever, straight as a die, so unlike our British rolling roads, and lanes. Imagine the...

Thankful for something

I love Italy and go there at least once a year if possible, so this year I am missing the pleasure of that trip and I am grieving for the population suffering so badly from Covid 19. At the same time I’ve been reading a book about Italy during World War 2,...

Looking back

Its a funny time of year isn’t it? I don’t usually notice this so much as I have this year, but I seem to be in a sort of limbo. It’s not quite Christmas yet, but it’s dangerously close, and I’m not sure I am ready! So I was surprised to...