Children of the Night

Children of the Night

If you have read through the somewhat lengthy blurb on our website, you will have noted that we never discuss famous clients or indeed anyone, as business in or outside of the shop is private. What is said within the four walls of Rhodes-Wood, or your home or office,...
A Time For Giving

A Time For Giving

Christmas, it is often said, is a time for giving… It’s a joy to give to someone who is genuinely surprised and appreciates the thought that has gone into choosing or even making something special for a friend or loved one, or to show appreciation for someone...
Dogger, Cromarty 4 … improving!

Dogger, Cromarty 4 … improving!

I haven’t a clue what that actually means, but if the last customer of Saturday has finished in time and I get to the car, I tune into the shipping forecast on radio 4 at just before 6pm. It’s …. Its, well it’s strangely comforting as I’m sure it is for sea fearing...
Twas the night before lockdown…

Twas the night before lockdown…

And all through the house…   Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.   Well it strangely felt like Christmas Eve to me, but without the excitement and boot full of presents.   I called into William & Victorias after work, for a well earned pint of...
The Winds Of Change

The Winds Of Change

I’m sure that’s a song title or a lyric from a song… I’m reminded of it as slowly ‘the winds change’ to my favourite time of year. There has been a distinct chill some mornings and I’ve even enjoyed the odd log fire on an evening… in August! That said, I’m...