Mistletoe Thursday

Hello everyone. It’s been a good day. Do you like my mistletoe? I found loads of it on a tree at eye level. Usually it is in bundles right up at the top. I’m in a good and Christmassy mood. All shopping done online has turned up, no hassle. I just have a bit ofContinue reading “Mistletoe Thursday”

Microwavable treacle sponge and belated Wellington College

Last night we stayed in, of course. Staying in is the new going out, unless you live in Scotland or maybe Wales from tomorrow. We enjoyed a chicken dijon meal from Cook, purchased via our new local Budgen’s store who now stock a limited Cook range. I served this with new potatoes. Realising we hadContinue reading “Microwavable treacle sponge and belated Wellington College”

On this day in my Waffle life… err, nothing happened

It was a boring day. Nothing happened. The end. Hang on a minute….there must be some Waffle to report after 2 days. OK let’s start with the garden. Even though it wasn’t sunny today, it felt quite muggy outside and was plenty warm enough to sit outside drinking my coffee this morning. I do enjoyContinue reading “On this day in my Waffle life… err, nothing happened”

Going out again

Last night we had dinner in the garden of The Greene Oak, our local pub restaurant. We could walk there so no danger of picking up the virus in a taxi. It’s also ideal in that there is a big garden you can access directly from the outside, without having to go through the pub.Continue reading “Going out again”

Fish pie and my new cook books

Hello there. This is my fish pie from last night, and very nice it was too. I make this fish pie from time to time. First I make a basic white sauce on the hob, then I add a packet of mixed raw fish, in my case from Ocado, and a few herbs, dried orContinue reading “Fish pie and my new cook books”

Rules, rules, rules

Hi, how are you doing? (Spell check just wanted to change this to how are you dozing!? Not a bad question on this scorching hot day today in the UK. Have you melted yet?) This morning I had to go for a routine blood test at the hospital. What a lot of new rules thereContinue reading “Rules, rules, rules”