Looking for Joy

Hi. I’m having a stressful time at the moment, but even within one of the most emotional and difficult weeks of my life, I spotted this quirky lamp in a shop window in Windsor and it made me smile 😊. Is this actually a real trumpet someone thought would look better as a lamp?! It’sContinue reading “Looking for Joy”

Self gifting

Hi there. It has been an emotional few days. In less than a week one friend dead from Covid, another friend in hospital with it and yesterday I found out a long-standing colleague also in hospital with it very poorly. Today thankfully there was no more bad news, as last night I was getting aContinue reading “Self gifting”

Fish Risotto

Hi Wafflers. How are you? I’m feeling quite tired but happy. Last night I cooked this fish risotto. It was really delicious. I would happily gobble up another plateful of it right now, but there’s none left. For tonight we are having an M & S ready made lasagne with petits pois, which is justContinue reading “Fish Risotto”

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”