The house; 6 months on

The house; 6 months on

When I reflected on the last six months, from the original house tour, although there seems to be a never-ending list of things to do,…

Project Garden

Project Garden

At weekend, we gained some bricks, we spotted them as we passed a skip. After knocking on a couple of doors, to get permission, we…

Saving for a rainy day

Saving for a rainy day

My parent’s never had credit cards, they are of the savings generation. You want something and you save for it. Whereas, I am of a…

Living with Alzheimer’s

Living with Alzheimer’s

My mother had Alzheimer’s, I think she probably had it for a lot longer than anyone realised. Her illness became apparent in a jigsaw of…

Possibilities

Possibilities

A house a few doors away is having work. The sound of hammering and drilling fills the day. I’ve been watching the progress. What can…

Intentions March

Intentions March

Despite my generally grumpy attitude to the dark months February I like, its the shortness,  fly-by feel and unexpected hints of spring/  February heralds something…

Brean Down

Brean Down

First of March,like opening the door to an un-expected visit from an old friend. This friend laden with blue skies and heavy hints of spring…

Wine on the doorstep: The Grape Club

Wine on the doorstep: The Grape Club

This is how I buy wine; supermarket, what’s on special offer. Avoid Chardonnay. The Mr. hates Chardonnay. That is it. Mostly, the wine is OK….