new road

The road to insanity

Posted October 8th, 2012 by & filed under Blog.

Some months back, some surveyors turned up and began taking measurements of the small lane that runs beside our house. Someday, apparently, the lane is
There's gold in them shrubs!

Gold rush

Posted September 1st, 2012 by & filed under Blog.

I got home yesterday to find our landlord prowling around our back yard with a metal detector. According to family lore, his mom, who passed
Not ours

The place next door

Posted February 27th, 2012 by & filed under Blog.

There are only three houses on our street – ours, which is a “shabby-chic” (ie. somewhat run-down) two-storey place with three-bedrooms; our millionaire landlord’s residence,