the proverbial lot

2nd October 2017 Alec 5

At the start of 2017, Red Squirrel Brewery announced there would be big news and triggered a countdown on social media for the twentieth of […]

the churchyard sapling

9th September 2017 Alec 2

There is a crabapple sapling in the grounds of St Albans cathedral that succeeds in stealing the limelight from its giant larch and beech neighbours. […]

the reluctant pub-goer

15th July 2017 Alec 1

In Verulamium Park I lie in the shadows of lime and sycamore with my T-shirt flung aside. It’s baking. The atmosphere out in the open […]

Father Forgive Me!

23rd May 2017 Alec 1

Batswell sits amidst the crop seas of central Hertfordshire. It’s a pretty community full of tudor overhang and cottages whose roofs are in a permanent […]