To eleven plus or not to 11+?

What do you think about the 11+? My oldest son is quite a clever old sausage and always does very well at school. We had to move schools recently (1/4 of way through… Continue reading

E is for… Easy Risotto!

I’m not the world’s best cook – or hopefully the world’s worst! But I always get praise for my lasagne and my risotto. Here is my easy peasy risotto recipe, if I can… Continue reading

Corny's Make-Over #Wordless Wednesday

My lovely corn plants have come on a lot in the last two weeks, see Corny to see how much they’ve grown. But every day I look out at them and feel the… Continue reading

Mmmmm Cake

CAKE What is there not to love about cake? Even the word is nice. It starts with a C, I like words that start with the letter C. It is one of those… Continue reading

S is for… STORM

So now it’s your turn. What prompt did you choose? 5. Storm There is a storm coming Building coils of dread, tighter I can feel it in every sharp breath Is it time… Continue reading

K is for… Kids' Kitchen

Today my boys have taken over the kitchen! They have made their breakfast (cereal and brioche), made their lunch (grated cheese sandwiches) and for the finale they have made @DhruvBaker1‘s ‘Easy peasy chicken… Continue reading

C'mon C'mon C'mon C'mon TAKE THAT!

….and PARTY! You know what they say ‘you can take the girl out of her teens, but you can’t take the teen out of the girl’…. hmmm, no, that’s not right. Was it… Continue reading

M is for… My Mistress

3. Who’s your boss? Who (or what!) is in charge of you and your life? This is EASY. Much as I try and deny it, Twitter Is My Mistress. For example, today is… Continue reading

Corny #WordlessWednesday

This is growing, in my garden, next to it’s twin. In the same little bed there are also peppers, strawberries and tomato plants – oh and a pieris (it just looks nice ok).… Continue reading

Blog of Substance Award

The lovely, kind and generous Garry @himupnorth has awarded me the Blog of Substance Award. Now he did create a new rugged, manly badge for the this meme however being as I am… Continue reading