Bank Holiday Sunshine

Minus a few showers, what a beautiful sunny long weekend we had. In fact, the sun was out in true Summer style the whole week, like it should be. Which meant plenty of trips to the water trough and water can weight lifting to stop everything withering away. The week started by harvesting some more delicious 'Gardener Delight' tomatoes and 'St George' runner … Continue reading Bank Holiday Sunshine

Christmas Cuddle in a Glass – Hot Apple & Cinnamon Vodka

After receiving a recipe request from the lovely Lauren at hole food family (ps. check out her fab blog), I thought why not share it with you all. In a previous post, I mentioned that I had made a bottle of cinnamon vodka as part of my Christmas preparations. Well after leaving it to do it's … Continue reading Christmas Cuddle in a Glass – Hot Apple & Cinnamon Vodka

Sewing, Preserving and Baking

Whilst we are talking about Awards, in October this year I was honoured to receive a Gold Award at work for my hard work and dedication. Yesterday, I thought I would make the most of the 'Black Friday' sales by treating myself to some retail therapy courtesy of the award's monetary value. There was two things I have wanted … Continue reading Sewing, Preserving and Baking

Dismal Day Progress and my first Wellingtons

Terrorist attacks in Paris, Gatwick Airport evacuated and gloomy weather....what a dismal day! That's enough negativity for anyone, so on to the positives....we have progress!! 9:30am this morning I was up and at No.27 to start work on the plot before the downpour came. Within an 1hr 30mins we managed to put a strimmer through all the grass and mark out a … Continue reading Dismal Day Progress and my first Wellingtons

A day of excitement and feeling slightly overwhelmed….Part 2

After the excitement of harvesting carrots and the progress in the garden, I thought I would head to No.27 to have a further look around the plot, see what's already there and introduce myself to my neighbours.         I met Bob and his wife, who's plot backs on to mine, lovely couple. We discussed how best to attack my overgrown plot, and agreed … Continue reading A day of excitement and feeling slightly overwhelmed….Part 2