Roast chestnuts and demolition After a cool September, October has been warm. Unseasonably so, according to some of the locals, though given the changing weather patterns worldwide who can be sure? Anyway, it’s been a month to enjoy warm sunshine without the blistering heat of summer. The clocks went back last night, heralding the imminent […]

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Recycling gets personal Today’s diary is about a load of rubbish. It’s also about honouring the passing of old friends. One of the things that makes life so expensive in the UK is council tax. And a large part of that goes to pay for the weekly rubbish collection service. Every week, fleets of trucks […]

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