From the age of 19 when I first married and left home I have moved house many times and never really settled. I always said that when I found somewhere I felt content I would name my house “Talbothays”. The name was chosen from one of my favourite Hardy novels, “Tess of the D’Urbevilles”. “Talbothays” is the name of the dairy farm where Tess meets Angel Clare, they fall in love and do their courting in the water meadows adjacent to the River Frome. She was happy when she lived in “Talbothays”………………………….. and so am I.
I have not really got the words to describe my walk this evening around my home village of Harlington. I took advantage of the extra hour now that the clocks have changed and set out walking towards that ever present hill on the landscape, Sharpenhoe Clappers. I will let the photographs do the talking.
Yes, I’m happy living here!