Knee Surgery for Doggo

I know we’re all a bit biased when it comes to picking a winner for the nicest dog ever, but I really think my grandmother’s great dane, Waldo, takes the …

Ode to a Gorgeous Venetian Lamp…?

I’ve recently discovered that places of artistic greatness have a kind of…’aura’ surrounding them. If you have the gift, you can stand outside them and just soak it all up …

Energy Overhaul

Hallelujah! Finally, the warehouse is getting a makeover. I couldn’t be more relieved – I’ve been saying for nearly a year now that the lights aren’t up to the task …

Solar Treats

It’s official: the cake shop is going off the grid! Well, we’re moving towards that goal, anyway. The crowdfunding campaign ended up blowing up way beyond what we expected. Who …

I Must Protect the Balustrading!

No, of course I hate the idea of our school’s conservatory being used as a place for some…warbling competition. “Glass is made for shattering”? Is he quite mad? This is …

Budding Boat Builder

My little bro, Joe, wants to restore a boat that he found at the tip. He’s never been your typical kid, and he’s not your typical 18 year-old either. Upon …

Play is the Way

I went round to my parents’ house for last night. As it happened, they were babysitting my four year-old niece, Karen. She was massively excited to regale me with descriptions …