Stopping to smell the roses

28 Sep

One way or another, we had a pretty busy August. At the beginning of the month, the Friaress, youngling and I went on holiday to North Yorkshire (very nice; if I haven’t bored you with the photos already, I’m sure … Read More »

Something beginning with…

18 Aug

I think it’s fair to say that I am a keen gardener. I’ll happily spend hours just pottering about, jumping from job to job as I see things that need doing. When I go back into the house The Friaress … Read More »

A festival? Really?

4 Aug

Last Sunday, the Friaress, youngling and I went to the Llandudno Jazz Festival. There have been lots of signs around, so we thought it might be interesting. I’ve never been to a music festival before, so I wasn’t sure what … Read More »

Suddenly I feel so old

26 Jul

So, the youngling is raising cash for a charity trip to India next summer. He’ll be going to the north, near the border with Tibet, where he’ll be helping out with Tibetan refugees, children, and Tibetan refugee children… He has … Read More »

10 items or less

24 Oct

No, that’s wrong. ¬†Apparently, it should be “10 items or fewer”, according to the grammar Nazis. ¬†Whilst people using “your” instead of “you’re”, or saying they “should of” done something drive me mad, that sort of grammatical pedantry is normally … Read More »