Category Archives: Great Depression

You say patatas – I say potatoes

My seed spuds are on the chitting-tray, but it’s cold and the sprouts are a long way off, and my hands are numb so I’ve come indoors to google. patate – it can mean an idiot [invective] or a punch,  … Continue reading

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Late for summer weather

I love the sun. So much so that I ended up in prison on Crete in the early ’70’s – for skinnydipping. Ah well – I was just a long-haired student then, up against the Greek Junta generals – and … Continue reading

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