Monthly Archives: August 2018

Severe Weather Warning…

…combined with yet another daring wildlife rescue. It all started this morning when I noticed a fly in Max’s water bowl. Being a water bowl half-full type of person, I used the end of a teaspoon to fish him out, … Continue reading

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Autumn Gets Closer

The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady tea caddy remains halfway between summer of winter for now, but the latest official sign of the approaching change of season came this morning when I was making toast for breakfast. The butter … Continue reading

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Autumn Approaches

One sure sign that summer is slipping into autumn is the alignment of my Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady tea caddy As you will see, it is now positioned half-way between July, boyling like to fire and Season of mist and mellow fruitfulness. … Continue reading

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Good Old Bart

An extra helping from my trusty Perpetual Almanack of Folklore this week. Today, it tells me, is Bartlemas, or the Feast of St Bartholomew, the patron saint of butchers, skinners, tanners, bookbinders and all leatherworkers (on account of the fact that he … Continue reading

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A Spell of Trouble

We’ve all been there – you’re having problems with your wifi and you’re pretty sure it’s caused by the old witch next door casting a spell on your equipment. Luckily, there is a legal avenue you can follow in order … Continue reading

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A Knotty Problem

Under tremendous pressure from a complete absence of requests, I decided bring to you today another origin of a well-known phrase or saying. I learned this only recently when I was watching a programme which looked at the history of … Continue reading

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All Right?

Yes it is all right to be as excited as your kids when you take them to a theme park, but ‘alright’ is NOT all right!!!

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