My reply is tardy, in my defence, it would have taken two weeks for a letter to reach you... and at least this way you can read my writing!
We've had floods and heat waves here, cyclones and torrential rain. Do you have green shoots poking out of iced earth yet?
Alistair is in Portland this week, he says it's beautifully bitterly cold and he's loving it.
Meanwhile, I've done my morning 20 laps at the pool and am attempting to get my head around the pile of work that seems to breed when I turn my back. It makes me want to walk the dog all day, or retreat to bed with a good book.
I've bought myself a new fountain pen.
I'll be writing proper letters.