The opposite of minimalism is a front garden in Valletta. I rest my case…… Wouldn’t it make a fabulous 10,000 piece jigsaw? To see more OddBalls click here.
The Bridge House in Ambleside has stood over Stock Beck for 400 years. The growth of old Ambleside is associated with a succession of families dating back to the early 14th century. The Braithwaites were an incredibly influential family and originally built Bridge House to access their lands on the other side of Read more about Ambleside’s Bridge House: a 17th Century Survivor[…]
Stan and Ollie are alive and well….. …….. I know this because I saw them sitting on a bench a couple of weeks ago. Admittedly, they have shrunk in size over the years, but perhaps Alice and The Mad Hatter had something to do with that. I had stopped off in Ulverston in Read more about Stan & Ollie at The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party[…]
“I’m NOT deaf, I’m ignoring you”…… ……. are the words on one of the cards my cousin made for me and sent the other day. Bluejohn seemed to think they were for him and immediately jumped up and posed beside them. And I didn’t believe him when he told me he could read !! Read more about Ignored by the Cat…..again.[…]
“Abandon Ship!” was just about what I felt like doing with this blog this morning. Having come back from a long-weekend Zen retreat in a beautiful Elizabethan manor house in the English Lake District, I was feeling really rather chilled. My intention was to have a look at some photographs that I’d taken during the Read more about Abandon Ship! (or Abandon Website!)[…]