Before I start this post, there is something irritating happening to the 'blog views' that blogspot records. On the hour, though at random hours - and about three times a day - several hundred hits are recorded at once. It has been happening for about a fortnight. This produces spikes where there should be none. And it is annoying. On the whole it is a good day where more than 100 hits are recorded throughout a 24 hour period. I don't want 657 recorded hits if that is false. So, if it is you - please stop! Rant over.
Normal service now resumes.
Claire may have been struck by Sleeping Sickness. That is what it has felt like. Often on Saturday mornings she will sleep through her first cup of tea that I bring her in bed. This time it took four cups of tea before she woke sufficiently to have more than a sip. Then, having had a hard morning's sleep, Claire decided that an afternoon nap was Just The Thing. When she finally got up properly (and she assures me that she is not ill) it was after six - so entirely proper to open a bottle of orange wine, whih was light and refreshing. Most of it was drunk watching Madmen in the attic.