Autumn capsule wardrobe all sorted… and now it’s summer!! 😎🥵🌞🌻

So my colleague Tina was right when she said “Isn’t 1 Sept too early to start your autumn capsule wardrobe, Gail? It might be really hot at the beginning of September?” ….. “No, I’ll just keep out a couple of short sleeved tops and it’ll be fine”. Well my dear readers, it is not fine,Continue reading “Autumn capsule wardrobe all sorted… and now it’s summer!! 😎🥵🌞🌻”

What’s for dinner?

I have to say I’ve been eating and drinking rather well recently, both outside at pubs and restaurants and at home. Maybe a bit too well 🤔I’ll share with you a few of the highlights. “What’s for lovely dinner?” my husband asks me every day around tea time. He usually is genuinely excited by theContinue reading “What’s for dinner?”

It’s Birthday Season

Hi. In my family we have a lot of April birthdays. My Mum’s was yesterday, my niece is on Monday and then I’m next Saturday. I like sharing my birthday proximity with my close relatives. My sister does not enjoy it so much and has been known to say it is like another Christmas forContinue reading “It’s Birthday Season”

Cappuccino

Hi, I haven’t had a cappuccino in months, as I stopped visiting coffee shops, but I have been practising saying it, in my best Italian accent. For want of anything better to do, I have started a free Open University course in beginners Italian food and drink. The link to the course is here. It’sContinue reading “Cappuccino”

Going out out

So, in the words of Micky Flanagan, last night we went out out. Not just out, but proper out out. We went out into Windsor town centre on a Saturday night, with some mitigations of course. Firstly we decided to cycle into town as we both wanted to drink and don’t feel comfortable going backContinue reading “Going out out”

Life in the slow lane with a Mai Tai cocktail

Greetings everyone. Last night I made Mai Tai cocktails. The recipe I used is here. It doesn’t give exact amounts as just mentions 1 part or 2 parts of each ingredient. I used 40 ml for each part. If I made this again I think I would reduce this a bit as it was VERYContinue reading “Life in the slow lane with a Mai Tai cocktail”

Food glorious food

Greetings. I’ve had the day off work so today has been all about food and sunshine and I feel truly satisfied with that. I started off this morning with porridge in the garden. I like this sort and it’s really easy to do in the microwave. I have no idea what Acai is, but I’mContinue reading “Food glorious food”