Category Archives: Home life

Fell off the horse again?

So much for being back in the saddle! A series of stumbles, mainly in the form of family calamities, has made it impossible for me to finish the task of posting stories from our visit to France last year. And … Continue reading

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Indefinite leave of absence

Just to let my small band of followers know that I am taking a break from blogging. Reluctantly! I have a range of challenges in my life at the moment. In the face of these, I can’t summon the energy … Continue reading

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Into the closet: folio 4

A few weeks ago, we updated our ‘loo view’, replacing images from our visit to Spain in 2011¬†with a selection of photos from the three days we spent in Burgundy in May 2014. Although we enjoyed several bottles of the … Continue reading

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Some days, all your soul needs is a pair of pretty roses

    These two rose flowers came from the same bush, growing close to our front door. Most roses are high maintenance but this one has been particularly needy for all of its life – eight years so far. It … Continue reading

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Into the closet: folio 3

Yesterday, Maggie and I installed our latest ‘loo view’. We opened up the three frames, removed the folio of seven photos from our 2008 travels in Italy and replaced them with a selection from our visit to Spain in 2011. … Continue reading

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It just arose …

… last week, in our garden. I guess that’s how our warm, dry autumn looks through rose-coloured glasses!

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In digest: week ending 13 March 2016

It’s been another week in which we have cooked mostly outdoors and, with just one exception, all the dishes have been established favourites. The only departure from our regular fare was whole prawns chargrilled on the Weber Q. (I am … Continue reading

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