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Cat’s Eyes, Road Studs and Bott’s Dots

Regular readers of my posts (if there are any) will know that many bear only a faint connection with what might be ...

I don’t know what you did last weekend. Perhaps you went for a bike ride with your kids. Perhaps you went for a ...

Mindfulness Tips for Success under Pressure

Like many others, I sat glued to the TV screen while Johanna Konta played brilliant tennis to become the first ...

Cucumber Gazpacho

Very simple but tasty chilled summer soup from our friend Dany in France. Ingredients One cucumber diced in medium ...

A PP reader enquires if anyone can help with his dog who suffers from allergies. Every summer the dog gets itchy paws ...

Giant Puffball

A friend just brought us this amazing Giant Puffball from a nearby field.

Apple trees always want to produce as much fruit as possible. During the ‘June drop’ each tree releases ...

Like a lot of other people I’ve been goggle-eyed at the sums of money involved in Neymar‘s proposed transfer from ...

Caterpillar vs Cabbage

Will the hungry caterpillar win the battle for your brassicas? Apparently there’s no such species as a Cabbage ...

Silver Bikers

Just caught 67 year old Moyra and Dave as they left the village this morning for a weekend trip to Scotland. What a ...