Keeping up the momentum

Here we are at week 33 – only 19 more to go, 18 to Christmas (am I annoying you yet?)Well, you’ve all heard of Amazon?  Did you know there was going to be a new new Handmade Amazon?  I’ve been accepted to sell there.  Any more than...

The cottage garden and the penultimate riddle

Hidden in the midst of RHS Rosemoor is a cottage garden, complete with thatched ‘cottage’, a shelter for weary visitors.  Or, when we were there, a very noisy one shouting into his mobile phone!    A tame(ish) pheasant (or Partridge as Himself...

Mellow fruitfulness – and the fifth riddle

Autumn – John KeatsSeason of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun;Conspiring with him how to load and blessWith fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run;To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees,And fill all fruit with...

Back to the 19th century?

Well, here’s a new one on me!  After all the recent blood tests for the assorted ails I had as well as a few I’d not come up with – all the things they say ‘oh it must be your thyroid’ then ‘oh no, your thyroid is just in the...

Will it be alright on the night?

It’s been a ‘why do we do it?’ week!  Yes, we should know better.  Yes, we are suckers for punishment.  But I am hopeful all will come good in the end – and I’m planning a decent end to the week!So, our lounge featured the...

Say cheese!

Who said ‘Blessed are the cheesemakers’? (OK, it was Monty Python) –  a tale of unblessedness and a lot of cursing follows!As you will recall, if you follow my blog, Me and Him went on a cheese making day in February, just for fun.  It was...