First Christmas………

First Christmas………

This time of year means lots of things to lots of people…. I make no secret of my belief that the Christmas Story is a charming tale but rather nonsensical. An enduring popular fable, that is sadly morphed beyond recognition by several centuries of manipulation...
Jelly Fish and Drift Wood

Jelly Fish and Drift Wood

I’ve always had a fear of Jelly Fish…As graceful and attractive as they may appear to be in brightly lit coloured pools at Sea Life centres, they just plain freak me out… So today when Jane and I were taking in the lovely Winter Sunshine and...
1/5th Australian

1/5th Australian

This week marks Ten Years since we left the UK to set up home here in Western Australia, which in a roundabout sort of way, means that for roughly one fifth of my Life I have been “Australian” Conversely this means that four fifths of my life, apart from...
A Very Traditional Christmas

A Very Traditional Christmas

How to celebrate, or if you wish, ignore Christmas, is a very personal choice. Over the years, certain traditions, and routines have grown out of our particular brand of festive celebrations…. As a result here at the Frog and Bromide, for us at least, it was a...