Finally, we had some rain this week. I’ve been putting out bedding plants and donations for the last month or so, and they’ve all been looking a bit sad because it has been so dry (and I’m reluctant to water … Read More »
On the very day that I wrote my last entry (my, that was a long time ago), regarding the cat hiding, we lost her again. We checked the bedroom to see if she was there, looked in the wardrobe and … Read More »
I used to work with someone who, whenever he did something wrong, said “The devil made me do it”. It was an old family saying, and became a standing joke with him and his children. Recently, Matilda has started being … Read More »
As well as non-opening windows and the remains of a bonfire slap bang in the middle of the garden, one of the things the previous residents left us was knee high grass covering what we have now christened “the meadow”. … Read More »
In our old house, we had one, big recycling bin. Everything went in it – paper, cardboard, glass, tins, plastic, the whole lot. Here, things are a little different. We have a canvas bag for plastic and tins. There’s a … Read More »
Over the weekend of 26th/27th July, there was an auction of vehicles and memorabilia at Silverstone. Amongst the lots were two rather special ones (from my perspective anyway): a Harrier GR3, and a Tornado F3. We actually have the space … Read More »
Absolutely nothing (to paraphrase Frankie Goes to Hollywood). Well, no that isn’t necessarily true. Exhaustive research (i.e. reading the Wikipedia entry about laurel) shows that it is actually where bay leaves come from (I didn’t know that), as well as … Read More »
Not sure about this blogging lark. What am I supposed to be writing about?