Tagged: childhood


Friends Reunited – A Girl and a Darling Goat

My childhood home, a rambling rectory, not only housed my family but a marvellous menagerie of creatures. Among our more exotic pets were a pair of chameleons and some tree frogs. The chameleons darted...


River Kisses

It wasn’t some sort of Irish crocodile…the small creature I saw in a stream. It was a newt, my mother informed me. And that flamboyant bird that scooted at Formula One speed along the...