The clocks go back so it’s time to think about Christmas & my new car

Winter made a grand entrance this week; it wasn’t just the clocks going back an hour to Greenwich Mean Time but right on cue we had some incredibly cold nights resulting in icy windscreens the following morning. Of course I didn’t have to worry about that because I no longer have a car

More Poldark, poetry and reporting for Sky News

I was given a surprise gift this week by one of our lovely volunteers who had thought about me when she read my column in Lyme Online. The gift was a very fine mug with the tall dark and handsome, dashing and daring Poldark printed on it. My elevenses will never be quite the same now that I can sip from the top of his hat.