After yesterday’s cycle rides, today, which was even better: hotter and sunnier, I took myself off to Cliveden to attack and destroy some mean old envading laurel bushes with the local National Trust Volunteer group. After the whole day out in the sun, I have retreated to my house for a nice meal of baked trout and fresh garden beans…

I’ve revised my synopsis for Blood & Fire following suggestions from drowned_books, and now I’m thinking of calling it a night. Hrmm, if only it was another bank holiday tomorrow, these weekends just aren’t long enough…