Monthly Archives: July 2016

Photo a Day – week nineteen

We have had a few false starts to summer here in the North of England but last week it made a prolonged effort and was very hot for us in Leeds. We spent lots of time outside and the good … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – Free Purple

I love collecting flowers and foliage from the self sown plants that pop up around the garden. It’s flowers for free and that tunes into my frugal side. Truth be told one of the main reasons I grow my own … Continue reading

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Read 2016 – The Cornish Coast Murder by John Bude

A fired passed this book on to me. It is one in a growing series of re-published novels from the 1930’s. I love the idea that old books are getting a second life. Although you do sort of wonder why … Continue reading

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52 stories – week thirty five – Gone!

Here we go with another story. Gone! Here is the story from this page – It was one of those Wednesdays when H came for tea and I asked if she’d help me get some logs from the wood. Trees … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week eighteen

Normal service resumes with photos of our everyday. Wandered to the river in my lunch time. A collection of shoes. Love this girl so. The first courgette flowers. On our walk we found this patch of wildflowers. How pretty is … Continue reading

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52 stories – week thirty three and thirty four

Hello and welcome to two more stories in this year of story telling adventures. Night Light Here is the story from this page – Griffith Park  Los Angeles   28 April 2015 Our evening was all planned out. We’d had a … Continue reading

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Bloom 2016 – Silver White

Is this a good thing or a bad? I wait all year for certain flowers to bloom and then can only steel myself to pick them once and leave the rest in the garden? Good and bad I think. Which … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week seventeen

Here we go with another ‘themed’ week. Yep, it’s Buddy week! Found himself a ball…… Catching up on some sleep on my side of the bed! Buddy long legs….. You know that purple throw was supposed to be for the … Continue reading

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Photo a Day – week sixteen

Weeks are flying by! A walk to Canal Gardens again. We are very lucky to have this garden and the park on our doorstep. I was awake at 4am and for some reason looked out of the window. I was … Continue reading

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Read 2016 – The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

Waited ages for this, the last in Raven Cycle, to be published. Here are my thoughts on book one, two and three. Although I would say that I enjoyed it and it was good I was a teeny bit disappointed … Continue reading

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