Monthly Archives: July 2012

Lammas Leaves

My leaf obsession has come a little early this year. Usually it starts when the first scent of Autumn drifts in on the breeze, when the air becomes crisp and the leaves begin to burn with shades of brown, red … Continue reading

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The Story of the Walter Bird

For the last couple of weeks a Walter Bird has been waking me every morning around 5:30 am. Here is his story.     As a little girl we lived next door to an elderly couple, Lucy and Jim. When … Continue reading

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Tutu Trauma

My daughter, Emily, asked to be a Ballerina for her third birthday. Two sticks and a ball of wool and I’m fine, but a sewing machine? The very though frightens me. The last time I tried to use my rather … Continue reading

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