You would be hard pressed to find anyone from our fair isles who would consider a small leisure centre in the Calder Valley of West Yorkshire as, by definition, an arena of ‘exoticism’.

Flux & influx are two highly relevant terms this week.

Foraged fine finger foods

We were pretty happy this week to see a few people taking us up on the finger foods suggested last week.

This month you will see catkins out in force on hazel trees.

This week we were lucky enough to have a few visitors come to stay with us. I'll briefly introduce the characters for this week and then continue with the story...