Worse Before It Gets Better

In my old life as a mental health practitioner I sometimes counselled people that I was working with using treatment other than medication. I warned them that they might feel worse as a direct result of having intervention before they…

A Trip to the South Hams

By road Dartmouth is about twenty five miles away from my home town of Brixham. It takes a good hour to get there because of the traffic through Paignton and Totnes. But there’s a far more pleasant option that cuts…

Spooky Scene

I’ve got a few jigsaw puzzles in my eBay shop. The holy grail of these are the Wentworth puzzles that my gang love to complete. I’ve written about them before. In the short time I’ve been scouring the charity shops…

Crab Apples

Now being a person that likes activities that involve grubbing around I love foraging. While litter picking in the park the other day I spotted that a familiar crab apple tree was bursting with fruit. I made up my mind…

Eric Ravilious

I am very grateful to Twitter for introducing me to Eric Ravilious. I retweet rather a lot of his work. There was an exhibition at Wiltshire Museum that ended earlier in the year. I would have loved to have gone…