The lavender is out

Hi. How do you like our lavender? We have 2 big pots of this at the front of the house. We used to plant these pots up with something like begonias every year. The lavenders are less work and more cost effective as they stay in the pots year round. I believe the bees likeContinue reading “The lavender is out”

Mindfulness, money, meals, movies

Hi there. It’s a post full of MMMMMMMs. It should be Monday. 1 Mindfulness I’ve just finished reading this book on mindfulness. This author was recommended by my blog friend Liz from Liz’s onward journey. I found this book to be very peaceful and powerful at the same time. I really enjoyed it. Some ofContinue reading “Mindfulness, money, meals, movies”

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”

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 😊”

Book and snacks of the day

Hi. I’m upstairs keeping out of the kitchen work again! I took a day’s leave and was due to be out in London with a friend today but she didn’t fancy it with the Omicron situation. Feeling a bit sorry for myself as last month I had also taken a day’s leave to meet upContinue reading “Book and snacks of the day”

Pumpkin progress, trip to Reading and walk in Boveney

Well, the pumpkins are turning orange albeit very slowly. I think we’ll be having Halloween at mid to end of November at this rate 🤣. They seem to go orange from the bottom up, interesting stuff. Apart from watching pumpkins turn orange, we’ve been having a relaxing weekend at home. Yesterday we had a tripContinue reading “Pumpkin progress, trip to Reading and walk in Boveney”