Inspiration for my writing Wine labels collected from the Domains in France

Writing my new book French Wine Uncorked I gained inspiration from this collection of wine labels from the vineyards of France we have visited over the years

Sandy Denny The Lady remembered in a fine biography

With the routine of life on hold one pleasurable aspect of this dreadful situation we are all now in is that I can enjoy some extra time for reading and writing. I had for some time been meaning to read : I’VE ALWAYS KEPT A UNICORN: THE BIOGRAPHY OF SANDY DENNY by Mick Houghton. So,Continue reading “Sandy Denny The Lady remembered in a fine biography”

French Travels, Springsteen, Cricket & Brief Encounters

I have started writing in this imposed isolation my new book about our travels in Normandy & Brittany. Coincidentally I was watching the English version of Antiques Roadshow recently and it produced a blast from my past as well as reminding me of people we have encountered in France, in this case Normandy, under theContinue reading “French Travels, Springsteen, Cricket & Brief Encounters”

Lovely unselfish gesture from Sainsburys supermarket Worle Somerset

Only went in to Sainsbury’s this morning hoping to find some yeast and Lorna’s essential Sainsbury Earl Grey tea bags ( and I did!) but came out with a free bunch of flowers. Thank you for brightening a lot of peoples day – a lovely kind gesture amidst all the difficulties at the moment.