Category Archives: About artists.

Sadness.

Dear little Cleo the cat died today, 9/11. A fox got her, she was a small cat. You may say that there are bigger things to mourn today.  So there are.  Man’s inhumanity to man, in any place at any … Continue reading

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The gift of sight.

As I have been discharged by the surgeon and declared fit, I deem it time to bang on about my cataracts and the absence thereof. People who have stuff, such as working intestines, no cancer, no pain and all five … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Triffid.

I was an idiot.  (You may have worked this out.) I foolishly labelled my lush and magnificent tomato plant ‘A Triffid’. It did not like it and got its own back. The last two posts have been about the garden … Continue reading

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The tale of the triffid tomato.

Back in the spring when we were still locked down, it was permissible to take my sewing machine to another town where a shop could repair it under guarantee. The return journey was paused to visit a strange supermarket, such … Continue reading

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Lilies

As it is August, I had to go out in the rain to photograph my lilies before they go over. Even from inside the house, through the French window they are pretty good. I was quite quick with the lily … Continue reading

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Sharp

How much do you love your writing instruments? That bad hmm?  Join the club. I’ve been trying to have a clear out, it’s been going on for days.  I have huge numbers of writing instruments, despite the fact that the … Continue reading

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We’ve all gone slightly bonkers.

I am currently supporting by telephone two people caring for others with dementia.  The idea, after the dementia diaries, that I would have to engage with the effects of this destructive disease again is quite depressing. Both sufferers are depressed … Continue reading

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I’m OK

It’s nice to put the main event in the title.  I am sorry for the recent radio silence. I thought I had the cancer back again, after alarming signs.  I was fortunate to get a hospital appointment with the good … Continue reading

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Oooh!

I used to read my horoscope avidly, in the days when it was in the newspaper. I also had a list of astrologers in my Favourites on the computer.  By scrolling through the list I could even find a favourable … Continue reading

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Plans and lists.

I usually write this blog on a Sunday morning.  I also write any other time if I have something to say.  But I am not expecting to be writing next Sunday morning, because, all things being equal, the S&H and … Continue reading

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