Sad to hear that Clive James has passed on. He was a shining light, sometimes funny, sometimes scathing, but always entertaining. He will be missed.
Monday and it’s time to clear out of the Perth suburbs and get some fresh air. Where better to go than Araluen Botanical Park. We have visited a few times before but never tire of returning. There is always something to see and during the week, in term time, so tranquil. There were only a… Continue reading Araluen – An Afternoon Stroll
WINTER FUEL ALLOWANCE About this time of the year, “older taxpayers” will again be receiving another ‘Winter Fuel’ payment. This is indeed a very exciting programme and I’ll explain it by using a Q & A format: Q.What is a ‘Winter Fuel’ payment? A.It is money the government will send to taxpayers. Q.Where will the… Continue reading Winter Fuel Allowance
Earlier this year we took a day trip, out into the countryside, with our heavily pregnant granddaughter. We ended in the grounds of the National Trust house, Hinton Ampner. From the National Trust website …. This elegant country manor and tranquil garden sit so harmoniously within the landscape that one cannot exist without the other.… Continue reading Hinton Ampner House
Earlier this year I took a bit of a trip down memory lane and somehow ended up in the Sussex village of Brede. Now Brede is just a couple of miles up the road from my home in Westfield, another Sussex village. My mates and I used to take off on our bikes, with our… Continue reading Giants