Dear 2017, You’ve crept up on us all of a sudden – how did that happen? However, now that you are here, let’s hope you are a happy and healthy one.
Dear London New Year firework display, I only saw you on the tv, but you were amazing.
Dear new potato peeler, You are a marvel, a wonder, a life-changer, a fantastic thing, a superbly crafted item, a … Ok, I will stop there, but you get the picture. I had no idea that peeling a potato or vegetable could be quite such an easy process. I had been struggling along with a couple of peelers which I thought were the best that I could get, but clearly not. You, the Lakeland Potato Peeler, have revolutionised my vegetable preparations and I’d like to thank you. I wish I had been given one sooner.
Dear garden birds, After a very quiet spell it was great to see you out in force again yesterday, even though the food supplies were looking a little low.
Dear camera, I seem to have lost the knack of using the zoom to good effect. Either that or you were just having an off day yesterday when I tried to take photos of the birds in the garden. I hope normal service can be resumed soon.