October 2015

Lanzascrottie (25 October 2015)

How grateful the dawter and I were to be able to get a week away in Lanzafeckingrotty. The constant criticism is the curse of the Western traveller......... The Lava walls were everywhere, the landscape bleak and Barron. The beds too...

October sun (15 October 2015)

The rain has arrived. The grey clouds have made the cottage feel dark. The Camellias, outside the door have rainwater dripping off their leaves. All day, drip, drip, drip. The heater is on in the bath room. I have been...

Radio Sussex ( 8 October 2015)

The garden table is full of windfalls. Half the apples are brown waspy mush the other half shiny green and red. I'm working on Radio Sussex this week so gardening duty is out. It's a 6.00a.m. start. Shower, dressed, torch...

Mists and mellow fruitfulness. ( 3 October 2015)

The leaves are turning from green to red. From green to yellow. From green to pink. Yesterday I drove to Brighton and sat in for Danny Pyke on Radio Sussex, he's broken his collar bone. I'm sitting in for Danny...

Primo Italian, Secondo too. ( 1 October 2015)

I went into town yesterday for a meeting. I took the Uckfield train. Stood in the sunshine and did some exercises whilst I waited for the little chuffer to turn up. On the platform, opposite where the steam train club...

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