bird-table

No wonder the small birds do not come to this bird-table! Fortunately the small birds can feed safely at this cat-proof table: A film about our cats, starring: Guinness, Drambuie, … Continue reading bird-table

When the medical profession shuts down

The following response, by Dr Rita Pal, was published online by the BMJ in 2001. In the 20 years that have passed, including the rise of social media, has the … Continue reading When the medical profession shuts down

outdoors and a sense of proportion

I have been pruning the fruit trees in our garden and am now puggled! I find that being outdoors helps bring a sense of proportion.   

Arborglyphs

In 1874, Robert Louis Stevenson and his father, inscribed their initials and a symbol of the rising sun into a tree in the corner of the garden surrounding Swanston Cottage: … Continue reading Arborglyphs