BROTHERS AND SISTERS! Ever since Cain slew Able, to King Lear, there have always been sibling rivalry and jealousies in families. After all brothers and sisters have to compete for attention, food, love. So it is not surprising that sibling relationships are complex.   It is always a dilemma, how much to share on my blog, but … Continue reading

Chocolate. / Ramsbottom

EVERYBODY LOVES CHOCOLATE. “RAMSBOTTOM” is a strange name for a small town. 4 miles from my home.   Ramsbottom is situated in the Lancashire hills on the river Irwell. It has a gritty beauty, with stunning views of surrounding moors, these days dotted with wind turbines, elegantly turning in the wind. It has beautiful stone … Continue reading