Limited as I am with material to photograph I decided, as it was a lovely day, to lie on my stomach on the garden path to see what I could see. A few wee critters decided to pop out and say hello and so I shifted left, right, sometimes wiggled forward to take their picture. … Continue reading Lying on my stomach on the garden path..
Not wanting to tempt fate *touches wood, crosses fingers etc* it would appear that Spring is finally here. The garden is alive with the humming and buzzing of flying insects, birds are filling the budding trees and providing the perfect backbeat to the insects with their singing. We have just had the first cut of … Continue reading Spring brings the garden alive
Today my wonderful hairy companion Taylor, a Border Terrier, turns 8 years old. He is my snuggle buddy, comforter and lending ear. I just adore him and am so happy his recent operation went smoothly and the lump removed proved to be benign. So, to Taylor ~ happy 8th Birthday and may there be many … Continue reading Birthday!
I think every now and then we all need to have a good day, to remind us at the very least that they do exist despite how tricksy they can be to find! This morning I felt jaded and aching, not wanting to move, to do anything ~ but I pulled my cranky old ass … Continue reading Today Has Been A Good Day!
https://youtu.be/WUEe5cFotww It's My Life ~ Bon Jovi This ain't a song for the broken-hearted No silent prayer for the faith-departed I ain't gonna be just a face in the crowd You're gonna hear my voice When I shout it out loud It's my life It's now or never I ain't gonna live forever I just … Continue reading It’s My Life!
I have just spent my first week of this year at our coastal retreat. We have a lovely static caravan at Primrose Valley in Filey. It is a beautiful, well maintained park with the bonus of having it's own beach access via a scenic pathway with trees and stream to the left and walled side … Continue reading Coastal Retreat
Having two vegan daughters means I am learning how to cook new and interesting dishes. However, baking without eggs is proving very challenging for me. I have a chocolate cake recipe where I use Apple Cider Vinegar instead of eggs ~ the cake is lovely ~ very moist and almost like a brownie but it … Continue reading Vegan Baking