Monthly Archives: August 2011

Blackberry Jam

There is a time in every man’s life when he turns into his granny. Most men choose not to talk about this.  Those who take it too far end up dressing in strange clothes.  The rest of us simply make … Continue reading

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Swallows Flown and August Blown

The swallows return each year to the walkway outside our back door.  We leave the nest there knowing that it’ll be occupied once more come the spring. They raise two broods and we watch as their beaks appear over the … Continue reading

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Good Old Sussex Words & Phrases

(Adle to Cut Your Stick) When I was at primary school in Stonegate forty years ago my parents said I had a Sussex accent, an accent I acquired from the farmers’ sons and daughters I schooled with. It’s ever more … Continue reading

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