Poppy Cottage Diaries
Saturday, 16 June 2018
This Year’s Father’s Day
It is the scruffy looking young lad on the train that caught me again. Lying half sleeping, sprawled across the shared table, he is wear...
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
We went to Ed Sheeran, so we did
Back in July of ‘17, it was difficult to avoid advertisements for Ed Sheeran’s Irish tour this summer, if you had the radio on at all. It ...
Monday, 7 May 2018
Bank Holiday musings
It’s Bank Holiday Monday. It looks like it’s going to be another fabulous day. I write this, propped up on my cosy king-sized bed, wit...
Saturday, 14 April 2018
Finding Your (Rugby) Tribe
Finding Your (Rugby) Tribe My faithful blog followers may have noticed that I haven’t written anything in months. My writing rate is no...
Sunday, 22 October 2017
If anyone asks me what did my father die of, I'd be tempted to say that 'he died of a Monday', borrowing one of staple family co...
Sunday, 3 September 2017
Princess Diana and me
I was surprised to see that it has only been twenty years since Princess Diana died. In my mind, it was ‘long ago’, with her etched into my...
Saturday, 22 July 2017
Illegal Trading at Poppy Cottage
Following a recent case of illegal selling of lemonade in East London by a 5 year old girl which lead to a £150 fine (that was later overtu...
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