My Court informant (more sauce than source, as you might imagine) has always impressed on me that members of the Firm never, ever complain or explain. A word in the right ear always suffices to set the record straight, One understands. Continue reading “Centre nul point”
“A room with a view…and you….dah dah dahdahdahdah dah!” Isn’t that top of the list of priorities? Mrs J and I are on the move again because of the Count’s (spelling optional) plan to erect three 500-ft. wind-turbines in the field next-door – as I reported some time back. So we have to give up our ‘Hansel and Gretel’ lookalike with its idyllic half-acre and go – but where? Continue reading “House hunting”
(With apologies to Messrs. HC Andersen and R Dahl)
One Yuletide Eve, in days of yore (when children all learned fairy lore)…..
No! Mercy me! How mem’ries fade! In telling you his escapades
I quite forgot that time before: a birthday, when the boy received
A troop of soldiers – now displayed upon a table near the door.