A modest plot of Earth

On Wednesday evening this week we celebrated Sarah’s birthday on her own modest plot of Earth, her allotment that she’s been renting from the City Council for fourteen years or so now. We’ll return to see how the celebrating went later in the post. The next day we set out to continue celebrating Sarah’s birthday […]

Our day out: Buxton

Another sunny day and no work that┬áneeds urgently doing for either of us, so we get in the car and set off to our mystery destination. Oh, given it away with the title of the piece already. In 1972 and ’73 I’d passed through here on my way to the Buxton Pop Festival. Hitching to […]

Visiting the Nobility

Yes, I know you don’t come to this blog looking to encounter the upper classes of the land, but I’ve been put through it and now it’s your turn. It’s Midsummer and we’re having a week off work. The day after our urban jaunt around Widnes and Runcorn finds us up north in the verdant […]