Here's a look at my Friday:1) Rain. Yet more rain.2) A new handbag. I've been eyeing this bag for a while. It has 20% off the price this week. It's teal. It makes me think of Deb and Marti. It's now mine. All it needs for perfection is a small quilted strawberry ...3) Cooking up … Continue reading Five on Friday
Hi, hi, c'mon in. It's lovely to see you again. Has it really been a month since our last chat over a cuppa and nibbles?I'll just put the kettle and would you like a scone to go with your cuppa? I've recently rediscovered how to bake scones after a hiatus of probably 30 years or … Continue reading Sharing a Cuppa
Spring daffodils on the kitchen table. Zoom In | Zoom Out is the brainchild of Helena and you can see more here.
I'm one of those annoying sorts of people who like to be doing.I can easily fill my days and then some.Which is why learning that I am iron deficient has knocked me for six.Currently, I can't just ignore it and carry on. My body is saying no and saying no very loudly.I'm having to re-educate … Continue reading Listening To and Taking Notice Of
I'm appreciative of blue skies and sunshine.I'm enjoying the early signs of Spring.I'm baking scones almost daily.I'm making Yorkshire Pudding batter, ready to turn it into Toad in the Hole. I'm almost a month along with iron tablets and not noticing any discernible improvement.What are you thinking about, feeling, hoping for, struggling with, watching, listening to, … Continue reading Right Now …
And so, the final outing of Half-Term.The London Transport Museum in Covent Garden.It's a favourite.It's great value for money.Children go free and an adult ticket is valid for a year.There are plenty of hands-on exhibits.There are themed exhibitions. The current is about London Life. ~ the time there was a whale in the Thames (2006, I think) … Continue reading All Things London Transport
The Boy Child and I visited South Kensington this morning.His part of the trip was a visit to the Science Museum and a viewing of Fly me to the Moon in the 3D IMAX cinema.My part of the trip is walking around the neighbourhood before heading home. There are some stunning buildings in the locality … Continue reading Science for Him | Architecture for Me
Five things about my Friday:1) Mum had to go home today. The Brainy One cheekily said that he looked forward to the day she retired so that she could spend more time with us. 2) A dry 72 hours, but yet more rain is forecast.3) Working on Project Life while The Boy Child played with his … Continue reading Five on Friday
When my mum comes to stay she invariably offers to babysit The Boy Child so that The Brainy One and I can have a few hours out, just the two of us.These days we are creatures of simple tastes: a drink, a movie and supper. ~ Champagne and a Champagne Mojito ~ ~ Great film: ridiculously expensive … Continue reading Date Night(ish)
I took The Boy Child and Granny to Kew Gardens todays for the annual Orchid Festival. It has to be said that The Boy Child is not really a fan of Kew; he moans at every opportunity. I live in hope. Zoom In | Zoom Out is the brainchild of Helena.