Five miles might not sound a lot

And in the grand scheme of things five miles might not sound a lot.   Eddie Izzard for instance ran ten times that in a day this week, having run 25 marathons over the previous twenty five days.    The man is a machine.   A hero.  A legend.   Which really makes our 5

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Anatomy of a desk

The joy of working from home is you can work from anywhere.  Bed.  The garden.  The local coffee shop when you get bored.   The kitchen table.  Or a room you call your office. I am on the second office at home, with a brief spell at the kitchen table in between and only now

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Aldershot Military Museum

Seeing there was an exhibition of watercolours from a local artist on display there made Mr B pick the Aldershot Military Museum as our destination for this week’s Saturday afternoon mooch.    To say it was an exhibition was a bit of  stretch since there were only about ten pictures but it was lovely to

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International Women’s Day 2016

It’s today, International Women’s Day 2016.   I am sure there will be lots  of campaigning going on today.   As there should be of course, possibly some of it being about gender equality.   As is right.  I guess.  I don’t actually want to be equal to men if I am honest.  I like

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Karcher K5 Compact giveaway

That pic up there is our patio.  Was our patio.  Last year I was picked to be one of Karcher‘s “Super Bloggers” (I think my name must have been included on the list in some kind of clerical error) and throughout the year we were the lucky recipients of five different cleaning machines.   Everything

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Maneesh recipe

In my defence I had been awake for 37 hours when I made this purchase.  And in the three days prior to that point I had only had about 14 hours sleep.  So when I saw the silver bag in the foodie shop at Duty Free in Amman airport I could be forgiven for thinking

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Taking time to watch the birds

I need to explain my un-authorised absences over the past few weeks first of all.   For the past month I have been suffering from “cluster headaches”.   A right royal pain in the arse head which are a bit like an ice cream brain freeze, eight or ten times a day and last about half

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