Old friends. Bookends.

We spent our Saturday at the gorgeous wedding of my gorgeous friend. She is an old friend in the sense that we've known each other for over a decade, though also in the sense that one of us, at least, is much wrinklier than when we met. (It's me.) It was the most beautiful wedding. … Continue reading Old friends. Bookends.

A good day for good company

It's true, it's true: days that start with sunshine can take you just about anywhere. Today we woke up and the skies were clear for the first time in several millennia. We flung open all of the blinds and had celebratory pancakes for breakfast. Then we followed the sun all the way to Oxford, and … Continue reading A good day for good company


The sun came. Oh, it is marvellous. On Sunday, we had some friends over for dinner and then went up to The Holies in Streatley for a walk. It's a National Trust-owned slice of woodland with gorgeous views over the Thames Valley. And it's best in sunshine, so there we were. On the way, we … Continue reading Sky-chasers