A clear view over the English Channel from Rame Head. On Thursday, we could see as far as the Lizard Peninsula, some 40 miles away. Whether it was legal to drive there under the current […]
I can’t believe it’s been five years since David Bowie died… January 2016. Thank you BBC for celebrating his life and music this week! It’s a great pleasure to hear how other people relate to […]
A very powerful man and ‘professional’ bully, with a very large audience (pretty much 7 billion people), who, for years, shut up anybody who started a conversation about a topic he didn’t like, or simply […]
I can’t resist to post a picture of a beautiful sunrise… … it’s stunning and awe-inspiring and grounding and makes me happy… …taking in the big sky …and contemplating details.
Living by the banks of the Tamar estuary is a privilege I am immensely grateful for. During lockdown, while working part-time from home, it allows me to nip out and spend an hour or two […]
In times of monumental change and all the questions that uncertainty provokes, it can be refreshingly calming to let the mind settle on the steady rhythm of nature. It’s the time of the year when […]
A new dawn, a new Covid-19 lockdown across the country. On the Today programme (BBC Radio 4) this morning, the question arose how we stay positive in this mess, what lights us up in lockdown. […]
Language is important. This evening, the PM’s announcement of the third COVID-19 lockdown for England went quite well, by BJ’s standards, free of laments about his feelings having to announce bad news, for example…and free […]
Snow on Dartmoor in the sunshine is a rare treat, and particularly appreciated on the first day of the new year. Simply beautiful!
Cornwall has moved into Covid-19 Tier 3 today, 31 December 2020, and as a result, we’ve cancelled our plans for New Year’s Eve celebrations at short notice. Instead, we made good use of the sunny […]