Sunday’s update: cold weather, food, walk, memories…

This wreath made me smile one lunchtime in Windsor this week. Is it a teddy bear or Mickey Mouse?! 🤣 It’s cold 🥶. Cosy in my house but cold outside. Yesterday we went for a walk at Windsor Home Park and the wind was bitter. I wrapped my scarf around my head but it wasContinue reading “Sunday’s update: cold weather, food, walk, memories…”

Beautiful pumpkins, new Aldi supermarket, wonderful trees

Hello. I am quite in love with the pumpkin on the left. I grew it myself. It is so smooth and round, the weight of a new born baby. I have watched it steadily progress from green to orange on my kitchen windowsill over the past few weeks. Maybe we will eat it soon. IContinue reading “Beautiful pumpkins, new Aldi supermarket, wonderful trees”

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”

Cambridge, Cromer and Ely (part 2)

Last week David and I were on our little break away in Cambridge, Cromer and then Ely. It seems an age away since I’ve been back at work for a week. Anyway, let me update you on some of the pics before I succumb to an afternoon nap, subject to noise from my resident guitarist.Continue reading “Cambridge, Cromer and Ely (part 2)”

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!! 😎🥵🌞🌻”

More Chelsea Physic Garden…

Hi. As promised I’m back with the rest of the Chelsea Physic Garden pics.. They have a male and a female ginkgo tree, one either side of the path. Who knew that ginkgoes are either male or female… ? I didn’t. Now don’t ask me which this one below is!? It’s gorgeous whichever it is.Continue reading “More Chelsea Physic Garden…”

Chelsea Physic Garden

Hi. This is part 2 of my day trip to Chelsea last Friday. I had lunch at Chelsea Physic Garden with my old school friend, Sarah (Sarah, of course you’re not old, but school was a loooooong time ago!). We went to school together in Putney… from the age of 8 to 18. Chelsea PhysicContinue reading “Chelsea Physic Garden”

The Windsor Waffle goes to Chelsea

Hi. On Friday I had the day off and went on a little trip to Chelsea to meet my friend Sarah for lunch. I hadn’t seen her for almost a year, so it was great to catch up. I went by train from Windsor Riverside to Richmond, then tube to Sloane Square. I stopped offContinue reading “The Windsor Waffle goes to Chelsea”

Brimstone moth and other important matters

Hello world. This lovely Brimstone moth visited our house recently. It was on the floor downstairs, then upstairs on a window ledge and then on the stairs’ carpet for a couple of days. We were careful not to step on him and I called him “Mr Brimstone” which hopefully he found quite respectful! He hasContinue reading “Brimstone moth and other important matters”