2020 Week 16 – Nature and People

This week was a time to wander the streets, just a little, and to get close and picturesque. In the streets I found a lady peering from her sitting room, a photo taken surreptitiously, but it shouldn’t offend her. I found attractiveness in dandelions, a…

2020 Week 15 – Remembering

In 2014 I travelled to Ruse, on the border between Bulgaria and Romania, so see my brother. He had left his partner and was living rough on the bank of the River Danube, in winter, under an upturned boat. This week I remembered that visit…

2020 Week 14 – Getting used to it

The second week of “lockdown”; that’s in quotes because there is little to resemble being locked inside as it’s almost voluntary, so vague is the Prime Minister’s exhortation. It’s almost as if he a) doesn’t really know what we’re supposed to do or b) he…