Feng Shui

Sometimes, just sometimes, I think my cottage may be the cause of my ill health. That the North/North West facing aspect is lousy Feng Shui. Then I remember that being ill and getting better takes time when you are three score years and eight. When so many folk die in their late 60’s I am … Read more

Afternoon Treat

In 1589 a botanical garden was opened in Basle, a Chestnut tree was planted in Duddleswell, East Sussex, whilst over in Somerset John Harrington was busy inventing the first flushing water closet at his house at Keelson in Bath. He called it ‘Ajax’ a pun on an Elizabethan slang word for privy – ‘Jakes’ – … Read more