Monthly Archives: November 2010

Compost Corner

I finally got around to building my compost bins – or at least some of them. In theory there should be three compartments; I’ve only got two at present since I’ve run out of pallets with which to make them. … Continue reading

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Vito Russo: The Celluloid Closet

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May contain nuts: eating squirrel

This particular photo was taken in 2001, shortly after we returned to the UK from Australia. It was our neighbourhood squirrel. We thought it was so cute that we even gave it a name – Cyril. Fast forward to the … Continue reading

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Musical interlude: O Mio Babbino Caro

A beautiful piece of music from one of my favourite films – A Room with a View. The fact that it’s set in Tuscany, the site of one of the best holidays I’ve ever had, simply adds to the pleasure. … Continue reading

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Time to get the Spurtle out!

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