Terrarium fun for Sian

My friend Sian has her birthday in January which gave me the whole of the Christmas holidays to decide what to get/make for her. We share a mutual love of gardening & when visiting our house Sian had commented on the many succulents that line the windowsills here. I love succulents, they are pretty, easy Read more about Terrarium fun for Sian[…]

Weekend of family and fun

We headed up to see my brothers this weekend, the meal above was on Sat lunchtime which still left us a lot of time for all the following: Building profiterole towers Dressing up with props on sticks Rudolf gets a make over curtsey of our kid… Puppy snuggles “Now den which chocolate would I like?” thinks Read more about Weekend of family and fun[…]

Birthday times

It was my birthday this week and if I’m honest it was probably the oddest birthday I’ve had in a while! Jam was diagnosed with shingles last week and promptly excluded from work until he was better, I was fairly sure I hadn’t got shingles but had to cancel quite a few birthday plans ‘just Read more about Birthday times[…]

Not quite the weekend we had planned

This weekend I was looking forward to visiting Glastonbury, its my birthday on Tuesday and since the end of last year I’ve been pestering Jam to take me for a good look round the crystal shops, a nice pub lunch and a climb up the tor. This weekend was blocked out in the diary accordingly Read more about Not quite the weekend we had planned[…]

A late entry on the birthday front

On arriving home from Nichi and Liam’s wedding this amazing cake was waiting for me, the Jam came up with the flavour (lemon) while Carol our neighbour and baker extraordinaire baked it using a lemon yogurt recipe with added poppy seeds, I think you’ll agree it is phenomenal so thank you both very much (if you Read more about A late entry on the birthday front[…]

My birthday and a very special wedding

The day before my birthday I travelled down to London, across it and boarded a very fast train to Ashford in Kent to visit a holiday inn for the night before attending the wedding of Nichi and Liam at the Secret Garden. It was fantastic to see Nichi again and see how excited she was about Read more about My birthday and a very special wedding[…]

Jam’s birthday and a green fair at work

 Jam celebrated ‘a significant’ Birthday in December, so as well as taking him to see one of his favourite bands Ade Edmonson & the Bad Sheppard’s I also booked us a table at local eatery Gee’s. The restaurant itself is situated inside a large glass house, so even if the weather is terrible (as it usually is in Read more about Jam’s birthday and a green fair at work[…]