Christmas, Marley and Me

Well Christmas can be a confusing time for a dog. So much going on, humans behaving madly, more food than even a labrador can scoff and no routine whatsoever. Watching TV during the day!? Walks at odd hours?!? Eating nonstop!!!!! (and that's just the humans…) Our previous dogs are used to Christmas; it's always low …

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Advent: December 24th

So from the distant past to the here and now: I took this photo this afternoon; the sun was shining (for a few minutes at any rate - we've had rain squalls continuously!) and the wind was keen and biting as it whipped along the hedgerows and lanes. I spotted these early daffodils a week …

Advent: December 18th

This is a badly taken photograph again from my trip to the British Museum but it interests me because it combines both textiles and ceramics but not in a conventional form. These beaded nets are in the so-called Mummy Room. Because I was walking around without a map I came upon the popular Egyptian exhibits …