Monthly Archives: July 2015

Yep

For several months we have been building up to a major external review of the university. They like us = happiness and joy, they do not like us = misery and pain. It finished yesterday. Happiness and joy. So despite … Continue reading

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Tits

When in England I was able to take photos of English birds – mainly Tits. That’s all folks.

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Home Again

London- Amsterdam-Taipei- Naha. Home again.

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These Are My Mountains

Rosy and I go to see Mummy. We drive through film-set English villages with wooded tudor houses, ancient coaching inns, saxon churches where Edward Gibbon is buried. The Giant Hog Weed  surges from every hedgerow. Mummy at 92 is in … Continue reading

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Obsequies

Auntie Margie has gone to it. May flights of angels sing her to her rest. My sister Rosy organized the ceremony with great delicacy and skill such that Margie was remembered with respect and love but without undue  maudlin. Alan … Continue reading

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England

England is where I am at. Barry and Rosy have the most amazing house and garden. It is beautiful. So far from Okinawa. That ‘s the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, Lest you should think he never … Continue reading

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Dappled Things

So the storm is over. All very satisfactory as I did not abandon my boat and leave her to be destroyed and abused by the wind and waves.  However now comes the challenge of getting her back in the water … Continue reading

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