A new arrival and some old favourites

I’ve been lousy at blogging (and keeping up on other people’s blogs) since Easter, largely due to the lighter evenings, the good weather, a rather important football match for my girls team (we drew 0-0 which was great) and preparations for a new business venture in the summer.This weekend saw…

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A good substitute for football

For almost 3/4 of the year my Saturday mornings are taken up by coaching and managing an U12s girls football team. They are a great bunch and exceptionally talented, having won the Cambridgeshire League and Cup double last season. However, due to the weather this winter we have up to…

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A ‘Snow Day’ in Barwick

By accident of geography and climate, snow in North East Hertfordshire is somewhat of a rarity and therefore something that isn’t coped with particularly well by south-east England’s commuting public and their public services. In the last 10 years a day or two’s snow a year might be typical but…

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The Kitchen Window List – updated

The start of the football season, busy times at work and the shortening of the autumn days have restricted my blogging activities. When opportunities to get out with the camera are limited I can always rely on watching the birds in the garden. As I stood looking out at the…

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The Return of the Treecreeper

I say return, but I know they have been here all the time. That said I have now seen just four Treecreepers in 10 years in Barwick and two of those were yesterday. I saw my first not long after we moved here as it moved up the Ash tree…

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