The weather has finally turned here in the UK and it’s bloody cold. So I thought I might put together a list of things you may like to keep close to help keep you warm. Especially if like me you live in a draughty old building with no central heating. Not nice at this time […]
It’s Brass Monkeys out there… I only mention this because it’s been said to me a few times today and it really is brass monkeys out there! Here’s where the term came from as far as we know. The story goes that cannonballs used to be stored aboard ship in piles, on a brass frame […]
Today’s weather is great for going to the beach if you don’t like people. There’ll be no one there. Thanks Alysa 😉
Just spotted this on an internet page. With a caption ‘Will It Snow?’ Just look out of the window! This was my view yesterday evening.
It’s that time of year and under normal circumstances I avoid a British winter at all costs and spread my wings, flying serenely to warmer climates. This year however I thought I would give old Blightly a go, the winters apparently haven’t been so bad for the last few years and there were things I wanted to […]
My fingers are numb, I show them to the sun but the sun cannot help. The wind whips around them with a mocking laughter, as if to say didn’t you know the winter sun is a no more than a decoration, a bauble to make you believe that Winter can be friendly, it’s just an […]
It’s starting to get cold and at this time of year it feels like it’s going to be a very long time until it will get any warmer. I live in a draughty old house with lots of old stone, so it’s cold… really cold, in fact I could turn my fridge off now and everything […]
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