A very different life.

Our second Christmas in Salisbury

I had thought I would close my site, too many commitments, too many hours at work, larger house needing more work! but then a couple of people told me how much they still enjoyed going … Continue reading

The School System

I was really upset this week when I read about the couple who had been fined a £1,000 for taking their children out of school on a holiday during term time. I know that they … Continue reading

Magic Kitchen Windowsill Plant

Last week a friend of mine popped in bearing gifts for the Christmas season, in her arms she two plant pots with strange looking spiky plants. My friend Carole said these are for you as … Continue reading


The Arahura (Sauvignon Blanc)

A lovely summer treat

I am still drinking wine, I promise, and can only say sorry for my lack of wine reviews. People who know me also know that the family have been going through a very hard time … Continue reading

Riviera Cancun

Dreaming of Mexico

Such a longtime since I have wrote in this travel section, I now have a lot of work ahead of me, I had to list the places I have been and decided which destination to share … Continue reading

Shower cradle

Tilt in Space Shower Cradle

I wanted to share my delight at long last we have managed to get a shower chair that allows Paige to have a degree of comfort during her shower. Her last shower chair was rigid plastic … Continue reading


Susie's Bacon Pasta Amatriciana Susie’s Bacon Pasta Amatriciana

Almond-Chicken Almond Chicken (Pollo Amendrado)

Lamb & Red Pepper Stew Lamb & Red Pepper Stew

icecream Lemon Curd Ice Cream & Hot Bluberries