Category Archive: Blogging

Fake it till you make it – harvest at the allotment

I’ll preface this by saying we’re actually really pleased with everything we’ve been able to grow this year. Also the lessons we’ve learned – like, why you need to net broccoli and cabbages… Continue reading

Quick review. Outdoor adventures – Fonmon Castle

Paid entry venue: Fonmon Castle. Last Monday we went to Fonmon Castle. You have to book a time a day before arriving. But we had a good time. This is a pay for… Continue reading

And all the green things grew

It’s been a while since I updated on our allotment progress. It’s been both wet and warm lately, which seems to have rather favoured the potatoes. We’ve been eating fresh strawberries when we… Continue reading

Lockdown TV viewing

What has everyone else been watching during lockdown? My non-CBeebies lockdown hits. All Rise – legal drama following Judge Lola Carmichael. Clever and aspirational. It’s a contemporary show meeting the hole left in… Continue reading

VE day 2020

I remember the 50th anniversary celebrations for VE day. There was a big concert and picnic in Bute Park. Lots of singing. Surrounded by veterans from WWII. We’d been studying the war in… Continue reading

And they put rainbows in the windows

We were locked indoors most of the day To keep us safe and sound, Until a cure or treatement For a deadly virus could be found. We worked and played at home, Away… Continue reading

Eulogy for Uncle Keith

Earlier this year my Uncle Keith sadly passed away. I wrote a eulogy for his funeral. Sadly my husband, son and I had to self isolate due the Covid 19 pandemic (a post… Continue reading

Short review: Yesterday

Watched Yesterday. Danny Boyle, genius as always. Delightfully British (in a good way). I now: 1) want to listen to all the Beatles back catalogue 2) I really, REALLY want to go to… Continue reading

Rest in peace Keith Lacey-Williams

A couple of days ago my lovely Uncle Keith died. He’d been unwell with rhematoid arthritis and osteoporosis for a while. He’d recently had an operation which seemed to go well to help… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Marrakech

Right now, I am posting from far away climes as Jim, Henry and I visit friends and family in Thailand. Towards the end of 2019, we went away for our second overseas adventure… Continue reading