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Blog for April

Blog for April

April began with Easter celebrations, we like to celebrate festivals in our house, we try to bring awareness following the wheel of the year and moon cycles as well. Easter, Ostara is always a time for joy for us as it is our daughters birthday […]

February catchup

February catchup

Two Birthdays in February C2 and C4’s, one on the 7 th and one on the 10 th. A new eating place opened up in the local shopping centre, the centre is called The Boulevard,  Frankie and Benny’s is the new eating place. DI 1 […]

In Respect for marriage

In Respect for marriage

Well hubby left this morning for his trip to Nottingham, every year his work go up to a conference for a week in January, it is true the saying ‘absence make the heart grow fonder’, I found myself missing G D over the weekend before […]

January catchup

January catchup

D I 1 or is it spider woman?  painting  outside the cottage Well January the first escaped me, I slept through most of the day waking only to have some cous cous C3 and DI 2 prepared for me . I had been feeling under […]

Back to Uni

Back to Uni

Cooking the bacon  eight around the table squeeze Mid January and C5 like thousands of other students is returning to Uni. C5 will be away for the first time on a Birthday. As he leaves just a week before he turns Nineteen we decided on […]

December catchup

December catchup

New Home December saw our youngest C5  back from University and C 3 and D.I.2 buy their new home in Cornwall and then travel up to spend Christmas with the clans. It has been important for us to make the home a sanctuary, it always […]

Living from the cupboard

Living from the cupboard

We are not shopping this month, two reasons we have a cupboard and freezer full of food we have preserved and dishes we have made and we are stony broke. But far from being a trial it has set us alight again with ideas and […]

Novembers musings

Novembers musings

The end of November! how can that be?, One minute it was August and now we are preparing for Christmas. I remember the hopes of summer, to provide lots of vegetables, herbs and fruits for the family from our own back yard, to make our […]

Trip to Cornwall

Trip to Cornwall

The summer house  After Ray finished work a couple of Sundays ago we hopped in the car and set out to visit Julian and Jazz, our third son and daughter in law, now living at Mount Hawk Cornwall. We left at three in the afternoon […]

Chevrolet and all new things

Chevrolet and all new things

the Chevrolet So I was getting ready to blog my super oatcake recipe but I just kept thinking about all of the great stuff that’s been happening this month and this month is almost over and I didn’t get any of it recorded yet so […]