Things I Love… The Bottle Dance from Fiddler on the Roof

Whenever I’m tired, or bored, working late at night, stuck on a scene or a paragraph, this never fails to move me. Not only because of the gorgeous, balletic dancing by the enigmatic men in black, or the haunting music, but because of the depiction of collective joyousness experienced at a wedding before the Russian […]

Things I Love… My Stumpery

My stumpery blooms right outside our garden gate, on a piece of wasteland that previously was choked by nettles and other weeds. What you can’t see from this picture is that our village is perched on the top of a hill, scourge of walkers and cyclists, and that the stumpery is a little visual reward […]