Arriving in Dorset

West Bay

We moved to the Cotswolds in May of 2010 and each summer spent a week in Dorset or Cornwall. We were happy in the Cotswolds and didn’t think of moving to the coast, but we liked to visit in the summer. As much as we loved Cornwall, the way that narrow piece of land juts out into the Atlantic, it just felt too far away from everything and too exposed to the elements in winter. … Continue reading Arriving in Dorset

Saying Goodbye to our Wonderful Cat


I started 2016 by cleaning up my blog. As I work back through my posts, reformatting the photos and fixing or removing bad links, I realize how much I wrote about our cat Buddy over the years. And that I could never bring myself to write a post saying that he died in February 2015 – almost a year ago. We got Buddy in December 2005, when he was six years old. Our previous cats, … Continue reading Saying Goodbye to our Wonderful Cat