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It’s that time of year again. I snuck a bottle of Dissarono into the shopping trolley today (god bless those italian monks) and as the rules state you HAVE to have a drink when you’re wrapping up presents I…



Clearing the garden ready for the impending winter I rescued this very exotic looking lilly which I have no recollection of ever planting. Goodness knows how it’s managed to survive the frosts we’ve been having, it looked a bit…

Instant Photography

Today is…

A sunny day (about flippin’ time – August here in the UK has been a total washout). Tuesday (but feels like Monday because yesterday was a Bank Holiday). Pay-day (hooray, I am rich… for about half an hour, then…

Digital Photography

August break XXV

This is the lovely orchid I got for my birthday a couple of months ago – it has now gone te way of all houseplants in my care and is a petal-free stem looking very forlorn. Here it is…

Design Inspiration

August break XVIII

I spotted this in one of my favourite vintage shops on Etsy – it was love at first site and he fits perfectly on my windowsill. I know, I know, I’m supposed to be getting rid of stuff!…

Digital Photography

August break XIV

I have at last discovered my non-decaffeinated hot beverage of choice; mint tea. I tried the Twinnings one which was nice enough to pique my interest but a bit too toothpastey. This one by Pukka is much more rounded…

Digital Photography

August break XIII

I’ve not seen the film Crossing Delancey since I put ye olde video casette recorder out to pasture many years ago. It was my go to comfort film; whenever I was off work sick and stuck alone in my…

Digital Photography

august break VIII

You know how people think blogging is just people going on about what they had for breakfast? Well, here’s what I had for breakfast! Those blueberries by the way were homegrown and freshly plucked from the garden this morning.…

Digital Photography


Presenting my first and favoutite posy of the year! Sweet peas, chives, a geranium and rocket (if you grow rocket to eat, let some of it bolt because the flowers are just beautiful and smell great). Mainly though, this…