Unpredictability of the British weather

‘Funny old weather again, isn’t it ?’ This is usually the first thing my mother says to me and it’s true;  one day I’m shivering in my cagoule and the next I’m soaking up the sun in the garden.   This unpredictability of the British weather perhaps explains why there is a near stampede to the […]

Snug Old England in winter

  Snug Old England  The chances that most people will get a Christmas card with a picture of an English village on the front are not exceptional.  Perhaps you might find a gathering of Victorian carol singers under an old gas lamp surrounded by pretty, beamed cottages with snug real fires burning in the grate. […]