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Allotment Glut Casserole

Allotment Glut Casserole

Every year at the allotment, and this year is no exception, GD and I find ourselves knee deep in oversized courgettes. This homemade recipe is one of my favourites for turning a bland vegetable into a tasty nutritious meal, featuring courgette, garlic, celery, onion, tomato, […]

Easy Celebration Pizza

Easy Celebration Pizza

Today is a celebration Day !!!, my eldest son, daughter in law and two young grandsons are moving in with us for a couple of weeks while their house purchase completes. GD and I never dreamt when we moved from London to Cornwall that any […]

Pickled Beetroot

Pickled Beetroot

It’s that time of year again when the beetroots are just flourishing, everytime I go to the allotment more are just laying, having grown so much, atop the earth. Pickling when preserving is my favourite way to put some by for later in the year when […]

Gwithian

Gwithian

Sitting on my rock at the edge of the sea. With my seal friend for company. A brew on the cliff top as the sun begins to set. Perfect day.

An Honest Post

Hi everyone, it has been a few weeks since I have written anything for the blog, I have been writing lots and drawing lots, being much more creative than usual in my meditation journal,  positive, uplifting gratitudes, full of colour and life. But it has […]

Allotment Bounty

Allotment Bounty

This is our first year at our allotment and after all the hardwork GD and I put in over the autumn and winter months we are amazed at all the wonderful crops we are harvesting now and have been harvesting since the weather warmed up […]

Marinated Broad Beans

Marinated Broad Beans

I  was looking for different ways to make the most of the abundant broad bean crop growing on the allotment this year and I came across an idea for marinated beans. So raiding my cupboard I managed to make up the following marinade.  Fills a […]

Soul Trials

Soul Trials

This passage below, spoke to my soul today. “When we walk like (we are rushing), we print anxiety and sorrow on the earth. We have to walk in a way that we only print peace and serenity on the earth… Be aware of the contact […]

Mazey Day fireworks Penzance

Mazey Day fireworks Penzance

What’s it all about? In the late 1800s, Golowan was one of the last surviving midsummer festivals practiced in Cornwall. Traditionally, blazing tar barrels were paraded around the town’s streets and bonfires were lit on the surrounding hills which could be seen all around Mounts […]

Summer Solstice Sunset, Kayak on the Water

Summer Solstice Sunset, Kayak on the Water

GD and I took the kayak out to watch the sunset on solstice evening. Julian and Jazz on their Fat yaks, us on the seadoo. Setting out by Godrevy Lighthouse. The sun going down. Just beautiful. We stayed on the water until the sun had […]