Still keeping calm and carrying on!


A little bit of sunshine does you good! So now the UK is in virtual lockdown. “Am I bovvered?” Not a bit. Did a bit of gardening this morning planting out the onions I’d pre sprouted, reorganised the larder shelves and had a long chat with my best friend in Kathmandu. Now, sitting in the … Continue reading Still keeping calm and carrying on!

Keep Calm & Carry On ……… again!


It was a beautiful sunny day in the English Cotswolds yesterday, a 3.5 miles walk early morning, followed by a cuppa of my favourite tea reading a book in a sunny spot in the garden. The only (minor) problem was feeling like I was halfway up a Himalayan peak again ...... semi knackered and bloody … Continue reading Keep Calm & Carry On ……… again!

Keep Calm and Carry On!


Do you know the history and background to this saying that now appears on mugs, key rings, posters, biscuit tins, coasters, table mats ..............? Here’s a sample from Wikipedia: “Keep Calm and Carry On was a motivational poster produced by the British government in 1939 in preparation for World War II. The poster was intended … Continue reading Keep Calm and Carry On!