That was January
So that was January… It was cold and “dry” My lovely Blog got hacked but we saved it The turntable was reinstated and we played records I made marmalade The early sunrises were amazing I ate too much chocolate My daughter’s life was taken over by the school play I wore a onesie to keep…
Advent: December 4th – Dull days before Christmas
A dull, dismal morning walk. No light – everything just flat and grey….
Food and recipes
As I type the house is filling with the lovely lemony smell of this fab but simple dish! In case you’re wondering the photos you see here are of a previous incarnation – known in the trade as one that I made earlier! Being a Norfolk country girl pheasant has always been a favourite…
I’ve been making these lovely pickled lemons for years from a recipe in an old BBC paperback called the Perfect Pickle Book. It’s one of those battered books that I come back to every year at this time of the year as the recipes are just spot on – even though the hand knitted jumper…
Blackcurrant and blueberry jam therapy
Life has been very hectic over the past few weeks to say the least ! Work has been manic and we have my mother in law Dora living with us as she is very frail and her previous living situation became intolerable. She was doing really well until a couple of weeks ago when she suffered another…
The unveiling of spring
This week has been a mixed bag of weather. It started with the equinox on Monday which was cold and wet and miserable. But as the week has gone on the sun has taken over and slowly but surely things are warming up. As always I’ve been out walking every morning – taking the same…
Foggy Halloween sunrise
It was one of those beautiful ethereal mornings today – with the dew hanging off cobwebs and the sun gradually burning through the heavy fog. Every where I looked there were photos! As usual on my morning walk all of the photos below were taken on my mobile phone.