HDYGG — Thorpe Park

HDYGG — Thorpe Park

I can hear you saying "what?  I thought this was a gardening linky.  What is she doing talking about Thorpe Park". Well let me explain Since I have been joining in, albeit sporadically, with this linky, I have become more aware of gardens.  Of shrubs.  And of hanging baskets around…
The Gallery — World Photo Day

The Gallery — World Photo Day

It is safe to say that as I have begun taking more and more pictures I have tried to think more and more about the photo composition, and not just snapping.    I do take too many pictures, it is true.   I probably take around 20 photos every day,…
Talking to myself about savings

Talking to myself about savings

A while ago I wrote a letter to my 16 year old self.   You can read it here: Dear 16 year old me The focus was very much on life in general.  My exam results.  Career.  Boys.  And there is not mention of money in it.   And that…
Food and Drink Week — Part VI — Smores

Food and Drink Week — Part VI — Smores

I really got the bug for cooking on an open fire at Camp Bestival.   And whilst we didn't get around to doing the whole "muffin pizzas"  (yes I really did take chopped coriander with me in the cool bag) we did eat the most incredible bacon and egg sandwiches.   My…