Kids in the Garden

Have you had a gardening day with your children yet? Father’s Day Sunday 21st June 2020 I speak from personal experience when I tell you they’ll love it! My dad gave me a corner of the back garden to experiment in when I was about eight years of age, and 62 years later, I stillContinue reading “Kids in the Garden”

Baz, in real life?

Is the grandad of Jack Barclay? Or he’d like to be. When I first started writing about, Jack and Billy the Dragon, I was semi-retired and working as the caretaker/site manager at Bilton Community Primary School. It soon became clear to me what a delight it was engaging in small talk with the children atContinue reading “Baz, in real life?”

Dairy Farm Plant Stall

Easter is on its way! How will you celebrate? Primula is a genus of mainly herbaceous flowering plants in the family Primulaceae. They include the familiar wildflower of banks and verges, the primrose. Other common species are P. auricula, P. veris and P. elatior. These species and many others are valued for their ornamental flowers.Continue reading “Dairy Farm Plant Stall”

If Horses Could Talk

A bright sunny day I watch the church clock ’cause soon I’m sure, we’ll be clippity clop My name is Maggie, heavy horse, bay And my rider, she’s blushingly pretty I would say A walk around the stables we both shall go Then out in the fields, just me and my Bo   I do,Continue reading “If Horses Could Talk”