Whitby 2017

| 25th August 2017

Yesterday we made our annual pilgrimage to Whitby, one of our favourite seaside resorts. The weather could have been better, but it was good enough to give us a lovely day.

Summer 2017 – The Verdict

| 19th August 2017

Well I thought it was about time to take a look back at the triumphs and tribulations of the growing year. I think it would be fair to say fortunes have been mixed.

Vegetable Garden

| 12th August 2017

It’s always the same, in life or in D.I.Y, you think you’ve got everything straight then you stop and look around and there’s always one more job waiting for you to do. Here at ‘Grassy Bottom’ there are plenty of jobs still to do inside, but outside the one remaining ‘biggy’ has been the vegetable […]


| 5th August 2017

I’m old enough to remember the 1966 World Cup when England won for the only time in their history. It’s been pretty much downhill for the national team ever since, but despite this I still enjoy watching football (on TV) but where England are concerned it is usually more in hope than expectation.

Brighton Heads

| 2nd August 2017

It was our Silver Wedding back in 1998 and I bought Peter a pair of terracotta ‘Brighton Heads’. I’ve been trying to find out how they got their name, but I might have to revise my ‘Google’ search technique as I keep getting referred to websites about Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club managers!!