Ralph tells of losing his Mother – and more snow

Hello again! Whilst lounging in my favourite chair this morning watching the buzzards being beastly to the frogs on the big pond at Stockham Farm, it occurred to me that it had been some long while since I had contributed to my blog.  My apologies for this, but I regret that I’ve been somewhat preoccupied in 2019 to date. Very … Read More

Ralph looks forward to Christmas

Hello again Dear Readers! Now I’m confidently saying “Readers” in plural as I’m absolutely certain that I now have more than just my elderly mother reading my blog.  I’ve heard on the grapevine that the father of TOTCA (that’s an acronym for my female human) has also been seen reading it.  This gentleman – who, confusingly, seems to have various … Read More