I see no ships…other than the fishing boat that is rather low in the water

I see no ships…other than the fishing boat that is rather low in the water

It has been a long time in the making, quite literally, but Vera finally arrived on Wednesday evening with all the pomp and circumstance one would expect for such a VIP. I speak of one of the last remaining originalĀ lerrets

A nasty case of end-of-term colds and then the Americans arrived

A nasty case of end-of-term colds and then the Americans arrived

Apparently there are around 200 cold viruses; I think I must be on about cold virus number 156 thanks to my dear son who very generously shares his school germs with me, particularly as the end of term approaches. So