Archive for November, 2008

I am sitting down, for the first time today really, listening to Barber’s Adagio (the chorale version) and just enjoying the peace. The house is quiet – everyone else is in bed and asleep except for me – and it’s nice to only have to listen to my own demands on myself for a time. […]


Health and safety has gone mad: I bought a poppy today, and got a lecture from the poppy seller about the correct method of attaching the poppy to my person with the pin, in a way such that I avoid injuring myself with said pin! I was torn between hilarity and irritation. Hilarity because as […]