In a pickle
They may not be the most sociable things but I just LOVE pickled onions! And home made ones are the best. So two nights ago I tucked myself up in front of the wood burner with a couple of bags of small onions and a sharp knife and set about my first pickles of the…
Celebration cup cakes
Our lovely neighbours have just had their second baby – a sweet little boy. So my daughter made them some cup cakes to celebrate! We presented them on a vintage cake stand which was one of my recent auction finds!
Well after sticking its head above the parapet yesterday, today the sun has now deserted us. Once again it has been chilly, grey and rather miserable – so to cheer us up I’ve taken “time out breaks” from working on the computer to rustle up some comfort food in the kitchen! For elevenses we had…
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.