aka Cast yon goggle balls on the garden, yo. Tee hee… It's only a little garden, but we love it. I've been wafting my green wand about the place this year and it's feeling A-okay out there. Though if anybody has any smart ideas for getting rid of cinquefoil… please do tell. Anyway, words schmerds. … Continue reading Let us take a turn about the Orangery…
WEEEEEEE! How simply gorge-balls is the weather today? It feels like holidays - it IS holidays! This weekend I am driving to the other side of the country to be with my old university rabble, as we celebrate the passage of one of our ladies into WIFEDOM!! It will be my first night away from … Continue reading Spring Things // A list
I was catching up with some of my favourite blogs the other day, when I came across this phrase "embracing slow" (at Practicing Simplicity). It has been in my mind since then, and of how much mental energy I spend, thinking of all the myriad things that I want or need to do. In an annoying … Continue reading Embracing slow & small
It's all been a bit homey and a bit quiet around here lately. Since my last written post, Spring has arrived, we had a couple of birthdays, and got ill. I've been busily taking the Small along to a load of those baby groups that you are *supposed* to go to in the first year, … Continue reading Lately // In photo’s
(I really need to work on my titles…) Yesterday, this happened. Mostly in the beautiful land of instagram. Mossy trainspotters This circular building always get my imagination going Had my eye on this in the RSPCA shop for months, but yesterday I noticed it sat in the window, marked down half price, and I just … Continue reading Wednesday Walk (and a vintage find.)
Yeah baby, this crafty craft-a-thon just got proper. Basket weaving is the new black. Or something. My Sister-in-law bought me a craft workshop for Christmas. She's the BEST present buyer ever… On my secret Christmas list (just in case anybody asked…) was a magazine subscription and a craft workshop. She scored BOTH and didn't even … Continue reading The one where I weave a basket
Luckily once the day arrived, all the doom and gloom and guilt dissolved! The little Chicken's first Christmas! She loved the puzzle of opening her one present. Yes, ONE present. A wooden xylophone. Well, loads more if you count all the ribbons and bows and wrapping paper. I also managed to sew her a stocking. … Continue reading Slovenly round up post: Part 2.
Eeek… Two weeks since my last post. Well, Christmas happened didn't it? Christmas Shopping. I curse thee. There are only two people that I truly LOVE buying gifts for, and another two that I like buying gifts for. The other people it is a pain - I'm not going to lie. It is the very … Continue reading Slovenly round-up post: Part 1
… Yeah, their ain't no shepherds around here, okay? Shuffle on with your ill-tidings! That's all.
Anybody? Har-de-har the joke's on me, because after I posted my haul proudly on twitter with the cornedbeefhashtag 'magpiemonday', I realised it wasn't Monday or EVEN Tuesday, but Wednesday. Yes, I know - you know this already. I'm the drongo. Anyway, here's my haul, wot I scored for a total of TWO pounds. Two measly … Continue reading Magpie… Er, Wednesday?