Posted By on 14th May 2021

Finally the day came, the last bit of the garden renovations, the new fence. It was also the morning of my second Covid jab and the day the chap from the British Heart Foundation came to collect a lot of charity stuff that I’d been saving through lockdown, in short quite a busy and varied day.


They’re Supposed To Be Sheep!

Posted By on 2nd May 2021

So this weekend I decided to have another go at baking! Nothing too complicated, based on the chocolate buns I made last time.



Posted By on 19th April 2021

I think it would be fair to say that my name and the word ‘Goddess’ have rarely, if indeed ever, appeared in the same sentence. Though strangely I was called a ‘Goddess’ by the children last week as I pushed them on a roundabout in the local park?!?!


Random Things

Posted By on 10th April 2021

So it’s Saturday, April 10th and it’s snowing, just over a week ago I was sat in the garden sunbathing, it’s very confusing. My decorating mo-jo has deserted me for the moment, so I’ve decided to head into the archives to find something to write about.


Happy Easter

Posted By on 3rd April 2021

Happiness is – – – – – – –


Don’t Give Up The Day Job

Posted By on 29th March 2021

Another result of lockdown is our use of the Internet to spread laughs and lift spirits. I know it spreads all kinds of other things too, but I’m preferring to concentrate on the positives, in particular, what I believe are referred to as ‘memes’.


9 Months

Posted By on 22nd March 2021

Lockdown is responsible for many things, one of which is the way we shop. Speaking personally I’m disappointed if my ‘in’ box isn’t full of ‘order confirmation’ emails, and a visit from ‘postie’ is sometimes the highlight of my day.

I’ve been mostly lucky with the things I’ve bought, though a recent transaction regarding ‘suncatchers’ was a huge disappointment. Or do I mean scam?!!


The Wall

Posted By on 15th March 2021

Now that the parking space was cleared and hardcore laid, it was time to start building the dry-stone wall. The stones have been piled up in the path since last Summer, so the first job was to sort them by size.


Memories of Grassy Bottom

Posted By on 8th March 2021

And so on Monday, March 1st work on the front garden at no.14 began. The first job was to clear the area of rocks, concrete, tree stumps and pink gate posts,



Posted By on 1st March 2021

A few weeks ago I sent my sister an email with the title ‘Knobs’. It contained a photo and one simple question, ‘Does Size Matter?’

Now before the more faint-hearted among you reach for the phone to report me to the ‘impropriety police’, let me explain.