Best meals of the week

Yum yum. This week I’ve been quite busy so we’ve had a couple of ready meals: lasagne with carrots and fish cakes with baked beans. But I have also managed to cook 2 home cooked meals and 1 more coming up tonight. My favourite so far was the sausage and squash risotto we had lastContinue reading “Best meals of the week”

And relax 🫖🍪….

Hi. How are you all? I’ve been busy doing very grown up things. I don’t mind being a grown up, but then when your parents get old and ill you suddenly have to grow up to a whole new level. You become really responsible, they become dependent on you, and at times it’s quite overwhelming.Continue reading “And relax 🫖🍪….”

The beautiful nature of May

Hi. How are you? All these pictures have been taken in Windsor over the past week or so. I’m really into what’s growing at the moment. Isn’t nature beautiful? What a glorious month May is my friends! This blossom above and below is HM The Queen’s blossom. It was taken in the grounds of TheContinue reading “The beautiful nature of May”

Trip to Cambridge

Hi. David and I had a little trip by train to Cambridge to visit my niece Hazel on bank holiday weekend. Hazel is studying Natural Sciences and is at Pembroke College. She currently has modules in Maths, Chemistry, Evolution and Cell something, I forget the name. What a clever girl! Pembroke College is very oldContinue reading “Trip to Cambridge”

Visit to The Hurlingham Club

Hello. It’s been a busy weekend. On Friday I went to The Hurlingham Club in Fulham with my school friend Sarah. Then on Saturday overnight to Sunday David and I visited my niece Hazel who is studying at Cambridge University. Today I’ll tell you about The Hurlingham Club. This is a very exclusive private members’Continue reading “Visit to The Hurlingham Club”

From The Waffle bookshelves – part 2

So, where was I? Oh yes, books on the go for me at the moment. I’ve almost finished “Actress” by Anne Enright. This book was a Christmas gift from my friend Clare who is very good at choosing novels for me that I haven’t read. I like the cover picture with the little girl on.Continue reading “From The Waffle bookshelves – part 2”

From The Waffle bookshelves – part 1

Hi. How are you? I’m tired. Work is crazy busy since my return to the office after Covid, then a short week due to Easter and my day’s leave for the pottery workshop – more about that another time. I seem to have got a bit carried away with the amount of books I’m tryingContinue reading “From The Waffle bookshelves – part 1”

Coffee time

Hi. Do you like coffee? Do you feel guilty drinking it as we have been told repeatedly that too much caffeine can be bad for us? In fact, in moderation a couple of cups of coffee a day have been found to have significant health benefits. I was surprised to learn recently that, amongst otherContinue reading “Coffee time”

New utensils pot = living the dream 😊

Hi, I love my new utensils pot for the newly refurbished kitchen! I’ve been looking for one recently to replace a blue jug and a ceramic pot that looked cluttered and not in keeping with the new grey and neutral colour scheme. I know this was quite expensive, £22.97 including post and packing from Amazon,Continue reading “New utensils pot = living the dream 😊”

April = garden month 😎

Hi. I don’t have Covid any more 😊. I had my first properly negative test on Saturday, just in time for my birthday and Easter Sunday yesterday. It’s been a great weekend. Glorious sunshine. Out and about again without the Covid. We’re still a bit tired on and off, David’s ears are still bothering himContinue reading “April = garden month 😎”