Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Daily Mail

I cannot let a day go by without checking into the Daily Mail to measure the temperature of UK life. It is a bit like ┬áreading Klu Klux Klan Daily but with more smut and wormwood. Anyway, today I read … Continue reading

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Flute Box

James and I go on an adventure to the Russian River. We are scoping out real estate. On the way up there in the car whose name shall not be told, we stop, par hasard, we were looking for coffee, … Continue reading

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4/20

Whistling through the streets of San Francisco on Ben’s bike early in the morning is truly envigorating. It is a very beautiful morning and of course it is the 20th of April – 4/20. 420 is hippy code for weed … Continue reading

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Plumeria

I have been much obsessed by Plumeria of late. This plant, bush, tree, has the best flowers. I have bought some plants but my miserable Scottish soul is nagged by the two huge Plumeria trees that bloom magnificently outside the … Continue reading

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5 Years, That’s All We’ve Got

I would like to remind you all that the reason I write this blog is so I will be able to remember how I spent my twilight years. I wish I had written a blog throughout my life so that … Continue reading

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Electric Eye

There is a stiff breeze blowing offshore. It is warm and blue, T shirt and shorts weather. It is Sunday. What does that spell? Yay! A sail up the coast to Seragaki to reconnoitre the amazing rock on which thousands … Continue reading

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Ouch!

This is a great day. Winter seems totally over. Yesterday was my Mother’s birthday. She is 93. Today I am stable, no recovering from trips, no trips in the offing. The time is right to launch the Scaffie for her … Continue reading

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