Posted in May 2012

You know for kids… and grown ups too

You know for kids… and grown ups too

We had a ‘learn something new day’ at work. Me being me I opted for the Balloon Animal Workshop – rather than the more practical ‘keeping you inbox in control’ type course. Above is the fruits of my 30 minute lesson. He went to a friend who hasn’t been very well – fuzzy photo courtesy of … Continue reading

The increasingly elusive ebay bargain

The increasingly elusive ebay bargain

I had a moment that is getting rarer the other day – real excitement on opening a ebay purchase to realise it was so much better than I thought and the gamble on an auction with blurry badly lit photo had paid off and I’d got a real bargain. From a buyers point of view these quality … Continue reading

Aquilegia

Aquilegia

As spring hits its stride the first flush of flowers are beginning to come out at the allotment. This weekend I brought home a small bunch of one of my favourites, the beautiful Aquilegia, also known as Columbines. They don’t flower for long but come out between the spring bulbs and the start of the summer flowers, … Continue reading

Postcards

Postcards

I love getting things in the post – I always have. From my subscription to Look In magazine and the RSPB club as a kid, to more magazines than I like to admit to and my habit of signing up to mailing lists to see what pops through the door. As an adult getting post always cheers me … Continue reading

Baked Beans pie

Baked Beans pie

I had the next set of wisdom teeth out last week – it’s all been swollen face and soft food. So I resorted to the culinary wonder that is Baked Beans Pie – this is most defintely what I think of as Kids food at its best 🙂 So how do you make this wonder I hear … Continue reading

Spring flowers

Spring flowers

These have been  making everything more lovely at home over the last week – all from the allotment. The cowslips are slowly spreading around the allotment space and have been in my room. The Lilacs also have some flowers from what I call the potato plant, I don’t know it’s real name but it is part of … Continue reading

Blogs how 2000…

After suggestions from a few people and a deciding it would be nice to track some of the things I get up to somewhere other than facebook and my head, here I am on WordPress. So has the world of blogs had its day? For me they haven’t, I follow numerous blogs via their RSS … Continue reading