Image: Andy's tree in blossom

Happenings and events impinging on our lives at the Sticks, whether it is world events or the death of our beloved Old Dog; anything from discovering my grandmother was almost right when she claimed a family connection with the hill on which (according to our address) we now live to the cat sending a Tweet. The random stuff of life, some serious, some trivial but all of contributing to making us who we are. Organised, approximately, by year with names inspired by the state of the nation and the tension that builds before a storm.  

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