So last Sunday was Mother’s Day here in the UK. My mum is very hard to buy for. Anything she wants or desires, she buys it! So when it comes around to birthdays, Christmas or Mother’s Day it is a real struggle to know what to buy. This year I decided to make something. I…… Continue reading What do you give a person who has everything?
Sorry I have not been so communicative folks, it has been half term and the partner and I have been spending some quality time together. It has been a fairly quiet half term holidays, we had my brother up to stay one night which was good. I did a Mexican feast and tried cooking authentic…… Continue reading Totally in love with Totnes.
There is nothing like a Sunday walk to blow the cobwebs away. It was a lovely day yesterday, and made even better by the fact that it is half term and no school on Monday so no planning/marking. We started off by walking through the churchyard in St Teath, where I saw those beautiful crocuses…… Continue reading The end of Winter is nigh.
I decided to go for a walk today, it was so beautiful! Such a warm and beautiful afternoon. I walked through the village and cut back through the churchyard where I was greeted by a stunning sight. All the spring flowers are popping up everywhere! There was a sea of lilacs and purples created by…… Continue reading Spring has sprung.
Today is mine and my partners four year anniversary together and, expecting no big fuss, I got him nothing. He, however, got the best, most thoughtful and ‘me’ present ever. Cat print duvet set! It went on the bed at approximately 7.15am. Quick trip to the supermarket on the way home from school and he…… Continue reading Cats on plates.
I just popped to the village shop to get some eggs and was treated to a beautiful display from the local Starlings. I am calling it a mini murmuration, since there were probably only hundreds rather than the usual thousands, they were beautiful the way each bird has synchronised its movements with its neighbour. The shapes…… Continue reading A mini murmuration.
This weekend is the Big Garden Birdwatch and it is so easy and so important that we take part. As RSPB says: “Count the wildlife that’s counting on you, 28-30 January. Big Garden Birdwatch is here – be part of the world’s biggest wildlife survey.” It only takes an hour and you record every…… Continue reading Big Garden Birdwatch