Month: July 2009

July 25, 2009
Have just finished this excellent book, a fantasy novel set against historical events. In 1845, Sir John Franklin led an expedition to find the fabled Northwest passage, an artic sea route between the Atlantic and Pacific. The two ships HMS Erebus and HMS Terror were…

July 13, 2009
July 6, 2009
With my being away in London a lot recently, the garden has suffered. Since my last trip home, a glitch hit the automatic watering system, and we have also had some very hot weather. As a result, my fig tree has lost all of its…

July 4, 2009