Forget me not

Forget me not

Flowers from the allotment. Id forgotten how lovely forget me not’s smell, delicate and like spring. The tulips are ones I moved last year and split off the baby bulblets. I think they are queen of the night but I may be getting the name confused with a Whitney Houston song. Advertisements

WHAM!

WHAM!

A bit of a nostalgia fest this week but I think you would agree this was great use of 99p – thank you Oxfam for the WHAM! PS: I genuinely can’t remember how the song goes, I have to admit to buying it for the cover.

A cheesecake in the pressure cooker

A cheesecake in the pressure cooker

It’s 9am on New Year’s day – or as it was also known, Wednesday – and I am a bit bleary eyed from the night before, although thankfully hangover free, While reviving myself with a cup of tea I pondered the task ahead; a desert for eight people, to be made, cooked and cooled to … Continue reading

A bit early but….

A bit early but….

I don’t know why but as I get older I get more in to Christmas – maybe it’s my nesting instinct going in to overdrive. I was in the 99p store getting the practical stuff in the photo and couldn’t resist a few Christmas items. I recon the decorations don’t look like they were 99p and … Continue reading

Postcard detective

Postcard detective

OK it’s been a while but I am back on my WordPress posting tip now. A quick one, it’s taken a few days but I realised today we haven’t had any mail through for well over a week. Now for some people this might be odd, but strange man I am, I like to get … Continue reading

Allotment – a plot for Pete

Allotment – a plot for Pete

So many things have been going on  – leaving my job of six and a half years, the joys of job hunting, clearing out cupboards and kick starting some craft based creativity to name some. But I have to say the one I am most excited about is this one… My new plot at the … Continue reading

White with a touch of purple

White with a touch of purple

So it is time to get back to posting and this time I am thinking quick posts are better than none! At least once a week I am currently able to come back from the allotment with some flowers. Here are this weeks bunch. It is a combination of (in height downwards) Acidantheras, Cosmos Purity and … Continue reading