Trev’s Blog

Some reflections on books and writing as well as some interesting people and places. It’s been a while but now we’re back with a new site, so here goes…

Nova Scotia revisited

Nova Scotia revisited

A happy return to Nova Scotia and Digby in particular. Pete and Pearl as hospitable as ever; Digby hardly changed - except they have a roundabout! Cause of much comment and serious reservations in the town... The new member of the family is Dylan (after Bob or Thomas...

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Westward Ho

Westward Ho

There are enough pictures of pretty bays and beaches but you can never have too many gardens. So here is Diffryn Fernant, near Fishguard. Go see it, says Monty Don, so we did and he's right. It ranges from the cottage and kitchen garden areas near the house through...

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Wheelbarrows and Gardens 2019

Wheelbarrows and Gardens 2019

The lengthy preparations paid off - another great weekend. The weather was dodgy but managed to stay clear enough for folk to wander the streets until half way through the Sunday afternoon which saw a heavy shower forcing Barrow Band to scamper for cover. The picture...

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South Asia in East Anglia

South Asia in East Anglia

One of many intriguing carvings in the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at UEA in Norwich. Here's another, looking very bemused by it all. The exhibits are eclectic, to say the least: from the Pacific, the Americas and Japan - interspersed with modern artworks, making...

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Winter Break

Winter Break

Off to somewhere warm and exotic? No, not at all.  Lovely North Wales and Conwy in particular. A castle, a walled town and views over the water from the chaise long in the bedroom while sipping a glass of something...  And only four hours away.  We couldn't resist...

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Raising a Glass

Raising a Glass

Well, many a glass was raised over the festive fortnight, though perhaps not as many as in younger days.  A whole Saturnalia without a hangover!  What is happening?  Good to see so many friends and relatives. Now, thanks to Dilys and John for the wine tokens, we can...

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