Siesta

The grafting that I’ve been doing recently had paid dividends. In the last three weeks I’ve removed and shredded all the plant life from our boundary wall, moved a couple of tonnes of rubble to a skip and found a…

Colons and Colons

As I dislike learning by rote, anatomy and physiology never floated my boat  during  my student days.   So, it’s no surprise that when I saw today’s picture, a transverse section across the abdomen, I mistook the person’s right kidney…

Keeping Warm This Winter

Here’s a sweet little scene that I snapped a few years back. It’s from the Model Village at Babbacombe just along the coast from us. Now before visiting I thought that this place would be super naff. But I eat…

Does This Spark Joy?

In her book The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Marie Kondo urges the reader to look at each possession with a question in mind. ‘Does This Spark Joy?’ If an object doesn’t pass muster then the advice is to oik…

My Footprint

There is a mobile app called ‘My Footprint’ that I’ve downloaded. It’s been created by the World Wildlife Fund, hence the panda as there’s one on the organisation’s logo. It’s available for Apple and Android. You answer questions about your…