Tag: Lifestyle

Samhain Allotment

Samhain Allotment

GD and I have closed the poly tunnel down for the winter, it is our first year of owning a poly tunnel and I was sad to close it down, feeling we had missed some opportunity to keep veg growing until at least near the […]

Autumn

Autumn

GD and I were at the allotment yesterday weighing down the polytunnel with filled watering cans, securing poles and generally making safe anything that could potentially fly off and cause damage in any winds from the storm we have been warned about, but in any […]

Weekend

Weekend

This past weekend was a pretty typical kinda weekend, so I thought I would share a few of the things we did as a little insight into GD’s and mine days and so when we are even older we can be reminded of what a […]

ROASTED TOMATO KETCHUP

ROASTED TOMATO KETCHUP

Beautiful roasted tomato ketchup, the house smells amazing with the aroma of spices and roasted vegetables. We have had a relatively low yield of tomatoes this year with many of them remaining green, we were not alone in this, and also with a low carrot […]

Making a Mabon Wreath

Making a Mabon Wreath

I love to celebrate the changing seasons and this year I wanted to add some decoration to our Mabon dinner (autumn equinox) on the 23rd. I looked around at what we had that I could use to make a wreath and found dried oranges, bay […]

Our day in photographs

Our day in photographs

Early morning walk for Ella and Daisy, ready to go. Dillon and Taz at the end of our lane love their morning strokes. Daisy always says hello to Dillon. The lane is full of hedgerow flowers. Back for breakfast.Looks like a bird meeting out on […]

Cornish sunset

Cornish sunset

The sunsets over the past few days have been stunning. This is Illogan South Cornwall looking North from the back of our garden.

Glendurgen

Glendurgen

So no recipe posts today, catch up tomorrow. I’ve been here at this amazingly beautiful place today celebrating with G.D. our 36th wedding anniversary, hope you enjoy the pics. These lovely sculptures are found at the entrance to the gardens, which lead down through beautiful […]

Day 1 of a simple life

Day 1 of a simple life

First I made some einkorn bread with some flour that has been sitting on the shelf for quiet some time waiting for me to get my head round its properties which are very unlike any of the regular bread flours I am used to, it […]

Why I am making Christmas crackers this year

Why I am making Christmas crackers this year

When GD and I moved down to Cornwall we wanted to step out of our automated London life and connect more deeply to the natural rhythms of nature. In the 30 months we have been here we have worked towards a more sustainable lifestyle, securing […]