WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 30 – War as drawn by man who illustrated Winnie the Pooh

I must admit that until I came across this book in my local bookshop I had no idea that E. H. Shepard, best know to us all as the man who illustrated A.A. Milne’s Winnie the Pooh, had served in WWI, never mind that he’d drawn his way through the trenches (although that should have … More WWI: Fifty two months, fifty two posts – 30 – War as drawn by man who illustrated Winnie the Pooh

Magpie rhymes

While I was walking the dog today I found myself – thanks to the many magpies who live in the woods we were tramping through – thinking about magpie rhymes. More specifically, I found myself thinking this one: One for a death, Two for a life, Three for a husband, Four for a wife, Five … More Magpie rhymes