Monthly Archives: February 2011

Woodsmoke and Red Kites

Woodsmoke …  some distance away. It is a quiet visitor to my open window. And I welcome it. Close to, its fragrance will be spicy and pungent. Here it is like an echo. It is itself, yet it carries associations … Continue reading

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Enchanted Evening

This blog IS about memory, all sorts of memory and I hope it will mean something to our family. Fifty years ago today Mrs Llew and I met. I was at a loose end and dozing on the bed in … Continue reading

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Snowdrops and Shoe Polish

A seventy-something man stood stock still, on the path from the health centre. There was no-one near. Some thought or mental image had immobilised him. He seemed perfectly well but I understood his stillness. Sometimes an impression, a mental picture … Continue reading

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South Westerly

The jogger ran against the wind. I walked towards him, leaning on my stick. We would greet as our paths crossed. I always wave a salute to the odd car and passer-by. I caught sight of the runner’s expression. It … Continue reading

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