Summer Harvest – 1

Last summer I had the pleasure of looking after my friend’s gardens, allotments and animals whilst they went away on holiday.  As a result I got more than I bargained for. I have always like the thought of being somewhat self-sufficient – well certainly when it comes to the food that I eat. I certainly … Read more

Are You Feeling the Love?

Well unless you were hiding in a dark cave you would have seen that love is in the air, yes I’m talking about Valentine’s Day. The sun was shining and the birds were singling their love songs. Strolling to my local supermarket today allowed me to reflect on the concept of Valentines day and the … Read more

Anyone Ordered A Plateful of Beige?

I took my daughter to one of her friend’s birthday party the other day which was organised and held at a soft play centre which happened to be within a restaurant. It was great, while the mother’s chatted over copious amounts of cups of tea; the children played happily paying no attention to us whatsoever! … Read more