October 31st, 2014



I've been fighting off a cold since we came down from Oldham and this is the day it won. The forecasters have been saying this would be the warmest Halloween since records began and I don't think they're wrong. I put my deck chair out on the patio after lunch and dozed in the sun.

Halloween 2

One of the great things about living at the end of a long dark drive in the depths of the country is that the trick or treaters are more afraid of you than you are of them.