Our beloved pup is back at home with us after a 2 night stay at the vet's. Somehow or other, on Tuesday morning, he managed to injure himself so badly that he temporarily lost the use of his back legs. Our vet, young Mr. Young, said that he (the pup) had suffered a spinal haemorrhage! … Continue reading Pupdate
As I mentioned yesterday, DH is after a new cafetiere because the current-in-use-one is just about on its last legs from over use! When DS and I were out and about this morning, I remembered that we had an independent kitchen stuff shop on the main road. In this Aladdin's cave of kitchen ware we … Continue reading Adding Colour To The Kitchen
I took myself off to Westfield, the world's largest shopping mall at White City, this morning for a few hours to myself. I dropped DS at nursery just after 9am and I was there having a coffee by 9.45am. It's a fairly soul-less place really; one shopping centre is pretty much like another, regardless of … Continue reading Westfield
The challenge this week was fairly simple: use a Beatles song for your title, use black and white or red, white and blue and use ribbon, a tree or a waving technique. As soon as I saw the song title "Dizzy Miss Lizzy" I knew which photo to use. I interpreted the use of black … Continue reading UKS Weekly Challenge
The weather has been lovely today so DS and I have spent of it in the garden. He has a new seesaw and a combi tents/tunnel thingy for him to crawl through but what does he choose to play with? His Noah's Ark ... and mainly the bit that when pressed plays the Blue Danube! … Continue reading Sunday
I sent Sib 4 pairs of socks yesterday as a JBP. They were a bargain (available from the UK's leading supermarket) and I now have 8 pairs myself! Sib very kindly photographed them for her blog (see above) but what you can't see is that they have very cute puppies on as well.
Today, the unelected Government of Gordon Brown announced new immigration guidelines for Gurkhas who retired from the British Army before 1997. They must now meet at least one of the following criteria:Three years continuous residence in the UK during or after service;Close family in the UK;A bravery award of level one to three;Service of 20 … Continue reading Treachery And Betrayal
Over on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/) there is a group of more than 55,000 (and rising) who have pledged to wear red every Friday for the foreseeable future. Why? Read on ... We need to remember everyday all of our servicemen/women and their families and thank God for them and their sacrifices. At the end of the … Continue reading Facebook: Red Friday
This week's challenge was to use layers and lace. Here's mine ...
Yesterday these beautiful flowers were still buds, I kid you not. Just look at them now! Aren't they gorgeous! We don't know what the shrub is called and it is very much left to its own devices but each year without fail, it produces the most glorious flowers. If you know what it is called, … Continue reading Silent Blooming