Don’t Laugh, It’ll Only Encourage Her by Daisy May Cooper
Jan14

Don’t Laugh, It’ll Only Encourage Her by Daisy May Cooper

Don’t Laugh, It’ll Only Encourage Her is the autobiography of Daisy May Cooper, which was published late last year. I very nearly pre-ordered a signed copy, complete with hand-drawn ‘wonky knob’, but then I had a word with myself. I don’t generally spend money on hardbacks, because they’re expensive and I read them too quickly. Then I regretted not ordering one. As it happens, Waterstones had a half...

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Lockdown: Life in the village
Jul01

Lockdown: Life in the village

We live in a ‘semi-rural location’ in Gloucestershire – a village reasonably close to a town. The village has a high proportion of residents in their 60s, 70s and above, and not many kids. During lockdown, we’ve spent a lot of time walking round the village. With no friends locally, the kids are usually with us. We see the same things and same people every day. It’s a bit like This Country combined with Groundhog Day. We have...

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Silent Sunday 26.1.20
Jan26

Silent Sunday 26.1.20

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Silent Sunday 13.10.19
Oct13

Silent Sunday 13.10.19

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