A couple of weeks ago we were visiting family in the Bristol area so on the way down we stopped in at National Trust property Lacock. It's pronounced "Lay-cock" but the three of us just referred to it as "Le Cock" for the entire day. What can I say? We're easily amused. When we arrived … Continue reading Lacock
I have a confession to make. I've been cheating on you. There's another. I couldn't help it. It's not you, it's me. It was all new and exciting! Not better... just different. I genuinely don't think this means what we have has to end. I can do both! I'm a multi tasker to the core. … Continue reading Confession
Earlier in the year I was on here raving about the TV drama Big Little Lies (read it here) starring an earth shatteringly attractive cast that included Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgard. Well, the one-off drama was based on the book of the same name by Liane Moriarty, an Australian author with a whole host … Continue reading The Husband’s Secret
If you read my post Climbers then you'll know how excited I was to buy my first climbers this Spring. I planted a Passionflower, a "Multi Blue" Clematis, a Jasmine and a "Nelly Moser" Clematis. And OH MY GAWD they have all started to flower! I forgot to take a photo of the Jasmine so here's a … Continue reading Climbers Update
Last September I hacked our white buddleia back to just a stump sticking out of the ground. It had got completely out of control and like all the stuff I inherited in this garden it hadn't been cut back or looked after in years. I figured it would come back seeing as it was so … Continue reading Buddleia
I've made a massive mistake. As I sit here, in the sweltering heat in the driveway of my daughter's Maths tutor, I am trying to think if I have anything I can throw together for dinner tonight. I know I haven't defrosted anything (forgot) and I can't remember what we have or don't have because … Continue reading Cook
For those that don't know, Costco is an American wholesaler. They sell to trade (obviously) but also to members of the public if you meet the requirements for their membership. My father is a retired banker (a job that is on the approved list) and I am an add-on to his membership. Costco is probably … Continue reading Costco.