Elephant In The Room

| 19th February 2018

Well, the decorating we started at Xmas is almost complete, it’s been quite a task and taken longer than it should because we took a bit of a detour to strip and re-polish the oak desk that Peter bought a few weeks ago.

A Public Service Announcement

| 5th February 2018

It was a cold Tuesday in January and I’d gone to Louth to do some shopping and visit the bank.

Giant Sunflower

| 29th January 2018

I’ve wittered on at some length over the last 12 months about sunflowers. In particular I’ve been very proud of the large one that grew, unexpectedly, out of a packet of ‘Munchkin’ seeds.

Look Straight Ahead And Think Of England

| 22nd January 2018

Since moving to ‘Grassy Bottom’ in 2014 regular readers will know we have hired tradesmen to do the major renovations, but that doesn’t mean Peter and I have been idle.

Two Questions

| 15th January 2018

Back in the days when we had our shop, we used to sell a huge range of pictures. Large, small, prints, originals, oils, water colours and pastels.

Welcome To 2018

| 7th January 2018

Well here we are in 2018, doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun? I promised you a cheeky little number to start the New Year and here it is.

Seasons Greetings

| 23rd December 2017

Xmas is not my favourite time of year for a variety of reasons which I won’t bore you with here, nor will I inflict you with my ‘bah humbug’ attitude to the festive season for any longer than necessary.


| 18th December 2017

You might remember a few weeks ago I wrote about my brother-in-law who knits jumpers using the wool from their pet sheep.

Charity Shops – Caveat Emptor

| 27th November 2017

In the beginning I have to confess I was a bit of a snob when it came to Charity Shops. I was the same with the new breed of cut price supermarkets, but I’m pleased to say I’ve now seen the light on both counts.

‘Strictly’ – Harbinger Of Doom (But not really)

| 20th November 2017

Each year as the popular BBC entertainment show begins it’s run at the beginning of September I feel depressed, because for me ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ heralds the start of Winter.