Not counting sheep, I have had a great time these past ten days or so surrounded by friends, seaside and countryside, and lovely foody stuff and

a poem published in Bewildering Stories: Our Daily Breed.

which I wrote as a rather tongue-in-cheek Easter poem.

Thanks to Kath and Jim, who came to visit. Also to Pippa Little, Amanda & Raven Baker, Dorothy Toth, Bet and Joe Hume, Jennifer Walmsley, Oscar Windsor Smith, for ‘meeting’ my visitors …and I would like to thank my mother…. Yeah you get the drift 😉

Anyway — Noel and I had a great time with our spring visitors showing them around some of our favourite places and now, pretty tired, I am at last counting the sheep

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAamongst the foremost attractions Northumberland has to offer. There’s just something about lambs. Maybe the flavour 🙂