Cutting my grass

I like my lawn neat. I like to do the edges and I don’t mind doing the verge. In the … More

The catch

The farm was at the end of a dirt road that had deep drains gouged on either side. We crossed … More

Dash as Icarus

“In Brueghel’s Icarus, for instance: how everything turns away Quite leisurely from the disaster; the ploughman may Have heard the … More

Number 13

So we’ve bought a house. I know, I can’t quite believe it either. Of course, being the first house for … More