Hand-drawn post…

Hand-drawn post…

I’ve had a run of delightful post recently, but top of the made-me-smile list is definitely this gorgeous card from Chloe, to my cats, on the occasion of their second birthday: When I first opened it I thought it was a print. But it’s actually an original...
Why walking is best for letter writers

Why walking is best for letter writers

It seems that days all too often require one to get in a car or on the bus to go and spend time doing something useful and productive. Now it’s lovely to spend a day being usefully busy. To lose yourself in the flow of activity and enjoy a glow of satisfaction...

A walk alone

The bright sunshine this week has encouraged me to leave my desk and enjoy a lunchtime stroll. I know I should do it more often in the winter but it’s often more tempting to stay inside where it’s warm with a book to transport me to somewhere else. Even in...
Preparing to embrace Spring

Preparing to embrace Spring

It hasn’t been a particularly cold winter but it feels like it’s been going on for a long time. Maybe it’s simply because we’ve been waiting for a massive drop in temperature and heavy snow and it hasn’t yet arrived. Now there’s a...

My sensible September

Autumn has always been my favourite season. It's the comfort of a return to routine. The opportunity to enjoy the last of summer mixed while anticipating the months ahead. Cooler mornings but lunchtimes warm enough to read by the river. Like a mix of summer fruits...