Not a bad way to spend a Bank Holiday Monday - new book, mug of tea and a few chocolate eggs. 🙂
There's no denying that Spring has arrived in West London. 🙂 How's the arrival of Spring looking in your part of the world? Or is it Autumn that's arriving?
The Boy and I recently ventured into town for the first time this year. 🙂 We chose Soho as our destination for its quirkiness and the fact that the current situation meant that it wouldn't be crowded with tourists. We began our walk at Oxford Circus Tube station and ended at Leicester Square Tube station. … Continue reading Weekday Walk | Soho
It's been a fab few days here ... The Postie delivered the latest offering from Mhairi McFarlane. 🙂 The Brainy One and I tackled the weeding and replanting in our front garden. We met up with my SiL to walk our dogs together and then had lunch in her garden. We revisited Hughenden. We enjoyed … Continue reading Me on Tuesday
Did March turn out to be marvellous? Let's see what the numbers made of it: 4 doses of the vaccine received by family members (including me) 🙂 83 days spent in the 3rd national lockdown for England. 1 year of Covid-19 restrictions in place across the whole of the UK. 3 cyber crops with The … Continue reading Month in Numbers | March 2021
Our Darkest Night by Jennifer Robson (Kindle): Inspired by true events, this is a story of terror, hope, love, and sacrifice that vividly evokes the most perilous days of World War II. It is the autumn of 1943, and life is becoming increasingly perilous for Italian Jews like the Mazin family. With Nazi Germany now … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading March 2021
Have you discovered Grace Farris on Instagram yet? She's a doctor/cartoonist and her observational drawings are spot on. 🙂 You can also find her on Cup of Jo.
I'm finding things a wee bit emotional today ... British Summer Time is here.England is emerging from the 3rd nationwide lockdown (which began on 5th January).I have a date to meet two friends for a walk with Tilly. :)The Brainy One and I are meeting my lovely SiL for a walk in the woods with … Continue reading Me on Monday
The plan of one layout per month worked for February ... but there's two (related) spreads for March. 🙂 You've already seen Feb's spread in my Off the Grid post, but no matter. 🙂 For March, I began with when I received my jab. 🙂 As this will sit in the album opposite Pizza and … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2021 | February and March
Serves 4. Ready in 50 minutes. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons wholegrain mustard 350g new potatoes, halved 4 chicken breasts (I sliced mine) 2 large leeks 1 tablespoon plain flour 50ml chicken stock 200g crème fraîche Method: Preheat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil and the mustard … Continue reading Crème Fraîche Chicken