Archive for January, 2018

The first sniff of Spring

As January shivers towards its final days I feel renewed optimism. The hours of daylight are undergoing their slow but inexorable annual increase, the antidote to seasonal affective disorder. Snowdrops are flowering in my garden and so now are the…


A Rant About Sexism – of Both Kinds

I wish my readers a belated Happy New Year! I have some happy things to report, which I shall do in another blog (soon!), but right now I need to let off steam so my blood stops boiling. I’m sick…