April 2015

A Royal Ding-Dong

A few days ago, Reg posted in his dlog that we’d been watching a video programme by Dr. David Starkey, about the British Monarchy. We’ve got as far as King […]

Reg on Royal History

Reg’s Dlog (Well, what else would you call a dog’s blog?) The Old Girl has been watching a series of video programmes about the British monarchy by Dr. David Starkey. […]

Spring at St. Nicholas Church

Many of the daffodils are dying now, up at St. Nicholas Church, Laindon with Dunton but there are still some spring flowers to be seen. This daffodil is my favourite […]

This week’s Sunday Musings are about copying. Here’s Chris’s question: How do you stop yourself from just repeating every other book that’s already out on the market? Here’s my reply: […]


Don’t you just love doors? There’s something thrilling about imagining what might be on the other side of a closed door. Or even, through an open door, as in the […]

This week, Chris asked ‘Are writers more observant or more nosy?’ What do you think? Here’s my reply: I’m not sure if I would describe myself as either observant or […]