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….

Inspirational Women #ARWOMAN

Inspirational Women #ARWOMAN

Who inspires you? There are plenty of women who inspire me, particularly friends. I’ve always liked having an icons, inspirational women. As a woman I…

Another half term

Another half term

My valentines flowers have faded, there is still a beauty in their soft and crinkled petals. They’ve been cleared out in a morning of sorting…

Mockingbird Cafe

Mockingbird Cafe

Over the years a good proportion of my time and money has been spent frequenting cafes, there is something about watching the world go by…

Sport and food, cricket and curry

Sport and food, cricket and curry

Food and its associations fascinate me, my father grew up in India, curries and cricket were his staples. He didn’t give up on his passions…

Snowdrops

Snowdrops

The weekend dished up the two very different faces of February, Saturday was bitterly cold, the day framed by low grey clouds and boredom. Stuck…

Intentions February

Intentions February

Does anyone else find that they adjust to complete inconvenience? My phone has been failing for ages. Storage is full, often I can’t takes photos…

Intentions for January; how did it go?

Intentions for January; how did it go?

To be honest, I’d forgotten how challenging January is, or I just didn’t want to remember. An empty bank account, bleak wether and very little…

Room tour; a gathering space

Room tour; a gathering space

The main intention this month was to get the back room of the house finished. Did we achieve it? Almost. It is now a functioning…

Just add milk

Just add milk

Tea anywhere else in the world never tastes the same, actually having said that I did have good cups of tea in New Zealand. I…