September temperatures

The evening temperatures are giving evidence that summer weather is coming to an end. This week we will be around 3 or 4 degrees C overnight. The apples are all off the tree and I see leaves now sitting on the still green grass. Autumn is approaching and at Phil’s house the garden is giving…

Getting closer

The trip of a lifetime. Acknowledging that their lives are yet quite short, it is a big deal to have your Dad drive you across the country for four days. If you can for a minute, imagine being 7 or 10 and travelling across the land – some of you have done it! What fun….

Evidence of Phil’s visit

Last summer Phil and Carlyle came to visit. Before he left Philip went through the house and put stickys on all sorts of things. We’ve been finding them ever since. Today, I pulled out my new socks that I bought last year, and yes hadn’t even got them out of the package – I mean…