Kids in the Garden

Have you had a gardening day with your children yet? Father’s Day Sunday 21st June 2020 I speak from personal experience when I tell you they’ll love it! My dad gave me a corner of the back garden to experiment in when I was about eight years of age, and 62 years later, I stillContinue reading “Kids in the Garden”

Baz, in real life?

Is the grandad of Jack Barclay? Or he’d like to be. When I first started writing about, Jack and Billy the Dragon, I was semi-retired and working as the caretaker/site manager at Bilton Community Primary School. It soon became clear to me what a delight it was engaging in small talk with the children atContinue reading “Baz, in real life?”

Dairy Farm Plant Stall

“HO! HO! HO!” Santa say’s, “Christmas is definitely still being celebrated in 2020”. As the usual Aldbrough Xmas Fair is cancelled this year because of “The Rona” Santa’s helper’s thought it would be a great idea for residents to dress up their windows and doors and light the village up with a little bit ofContinue reading “Dairy Farm Plant Stall”

If Horses Could Talk

A bright sunny day I watch the church clock ’cause soon I’m sure, we’ll be clippity clop My name is Maggie, heavy horse, bay And my rider, she’s blushingly pretty I would say A walk around the stables we both shall go Then out in the fields, just me and my Bo   I do,Continue reading “If Horses Could Talk”