A week of madness..

OMGiddy aunt….the past 2 weeks have been a total nightmare…..besides the heat, which has us at work for 6am to be done by 2pm, the turbo on the van flatlined…..total inconvenience… so between taxi’s, walking and getting a lift to work with Gary’s dad, we got through it….and a bill of nearly £1000.00 to repair…

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Day 5 : 7 Day B&W Photo Challenge..

  Today I would like to nominate : ckonfab The rules are:    Seven days.                                Seven black and white photos of your life.                                No people.                                No explanation.                                Challenge someone new each day. There is no obligation, and anyone else who wants to take part is very…

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Sewing…..One of my Many hobbies…..

People seem to be surprised that I Can ‘Actually’  sew…..so I thought I would share some photos of what can be achieved when you put your mind to it. The embroidery on the bags, have been done by my 2nd mother, who actually belongs to my BFF. Mother Eve has an amazing machine….and together we…

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Feverfew & Chamomile –

Just a little help and advice to all newbie and sometimes avid gardeners, makes all the difference ……. SPOT THE DIFFERENCE As all gardeners know, when you first start out, naming certain species is not all that easy, especially when they ‘look’ and ‘smell’ alike. And it’s especially difficult if you don’t have someone around…

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Wallpapering…it will be quick..🙄😂😂😤😂😂

So…my other half decided the  chill room needed a theme…….after a lot of consideration, he decided on a ‘tropical’ theme.  Plants were purchased and ferns brought indoors, the idea started to come together.  He then decided the chimney breast needed a different wallpaper and a fire surround, something natural,  oldish and rustic … SO we started…

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Garden Joys … In Autumn

The secret of a garden is not in it’s design, it’s in the maintenance of it.. Dead heading, removing dead wood, cutting back, trimming hedges, turning soil, endless weeding of beds, (The one who said if you do a job properly you won’t need to do it again, never weeded a garden bed), transplanting, taking…

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Secrets and Surprises…

The secret of a garden is not creating it, it is maintaining it……digging, weeding, planting, mowing, raking, sweating, swearing…yes, swearing….but after months of blood, sweat and tears, the gardener can stand back and admire the effort, it has taken to give it its dignity back.  (yes EFFORT, or are some under the illusion that if you…

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