In Search of Bluebell Woods

Every where I’ve been on-line recently someone is talking about the bluebell woods.  I love woods, I love bluebells, I want a piece of this action! The trouble is we are fairly new to town and I’ve not discovered a woods with bluebells yet. I’ve not looked either, till now. …

The Beginning of Tribal Matters

Last week I was featured in What The Red Head Saids The Beginning of Us Series.  A series that looks at how two people got together.  It’s inspired me to do a three post spin-off of The Beginning of Us.  Tuesday bought you The Beginning of Us – Extended Version.  …

The Beginning of You

Last week I was featured in What The Redhead Saids  The Beginning of Us Series.  A series that looks at how two people got together.  It’s inspired me to do a three post spin off of The Beginning of Us.  Yesterday bought you The Beginning of Us – Extended Version.  …

A Brand New Day Week Five

Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A New Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone. Everyone needs an opportunity to start again.  Draw a line under yesterdays bad day and start again with #ABrandNewDay.  As parents I feel we sometimes set ourselves …

The Beginning of Us – Extended Version

Last week I was featured in What The RedHead Saids  The Beginning of Us Series.  A series that looks at how two people got together.  It’s inspired me to do a three post spin off of The Beginning of Us.  Today we are looking at the beginning of Us – …

Ital Soup

Ital Soup Ital is vital.  It’s from Caribbean Food Made Easy by Levi Roots.  I’m copying the recipe out for you, but amended slightly as we do it a bit differently now. Here is all the credit for it. Ingredients 1ltr of carrot stock.  We use 3 carrots and veggie …

5×50 Challenge Week Four

5×50 is a challenge where you have to walk, run or cycle 5k a day for 50 days.  It started on Sunday 27th April. The philosophy behind 5×50 is that exercise should become a habit not a chore. Here is my weekly update. Day 22 Going out for a walk …

Happy Days #8 Have a Holiday!

Last Saturday when writing my Happy #7 all about the Robot it hadn’t occurred to me that Dave wasn’t working. He’d already had Friday/Saturday off and planned to have the next three days too!  Dave is self-employed and doesn’t always work Monday to Friday. I’ve got used to him being …

Hill Climbs, Night Away and Just Enough Miles

Dave and I love to go on “MISSIONS” on our bikes.  Since I’ve pretty much spent the last year and half being either pregnant or looking after a new-born we’ve not been able to get out on them much.   Our aim is to take the Robot cycle touring, but we …

Two Tiny Hand Painting

Hand Painting We got given a hand painting present as a birth present for the Robot.  It sat on the side for about six weeks, I was eager to use it.  The trouble with new-born babies hands is that they are clasped tight shut.  They don’t open them to make …

Out For a Walk by The River 

Another beautiful Sunday morning.  Again no plans in our household but we like to be out and about.  With a cycling trip planned already for the week ahead we decided to go for a walk. This is where I introduce the 4th member of the family, Daves Austin Allegro.  Ever …

A Brand New Day Week Four

Welcome to A Brand New Day!  A New Linky to fill you with aspiration when you feel like you may be struggling alone. Everyone needs an opportunity to start again.  Draw a line under yesterdays bad day and start again with #ABrandNewDay.  As parents I feel we sometimes set ourselves …