Dolls Houses support charity

Knittingale hospital One lovely thing to come out of this crisis is that 91-year-old knitting queen Margaret Seaman of Caister, Norfolk, is busy with her knitting needles raising money for the NHS, by making a woolen replica of the UK’s Nightingale hospitals, as a...

What does Stay Alert mean?

What Bojo meant – I think For someone who prides himself on his scholarship, Bojo isn’t very good at explaining what he means.  So when he uses the phrase “Stay Alert”, surely we are doing this anyway?  As someone who has done it all before,...

Jewels underline Queen’s message

The Queen sends a subtle message via her brooch.  The Queen often uses a favourite ‘trick’ to send a subtle message;  Her Majesty has an incredible collection of jewellery, and she will pick a certain piece to underline her message when she delivers a...

The Indoor Mountain-climbing Club Cartoons

This is a selection of cartoons I thought were appropriate for those of us who are members of this exclusive club during the Covid-19 Lockdown Oh – how I miss my hairdresser   And this is a member of our exclusive club, trying out her skills :...

NHS v. Military rivalry strips me naked

NHS calls in Military to run ambulances. I just hope rivalries twixt NHS and Military are sorted out!  Many years ago, a Military Ambulance transferred me for Polio treatment from Millbank Military Hospital in London to the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital at...

Life in a locked-down village

 Dorchester-on-Thames  Our Neighbourhood has come out in force to help each other during the current crisis, and volunteer groups are thriving. These are some of the groups that have sprung up here; if you live elsewhere you are sure to have similar groups near you,...
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