The Gallery — Sky

I love a big sky.  It is one of the first things I mentioned when we were in Cornwall at Christmas and as we headed down to Land’s End.  Just the sheer amount of sky you could see.  On a daily basis it is easy to forget jus how little of the sky I can

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Fireworks

I love fireworks.   I mean properly love them.   We had fireworks set to music at our wedding (Hard-Fi’s “Something for the Weekend” since you asked) and the budget for it was three times my dress budget.   THAT is how much we love fireworks.   Our summer holiday to France this year was

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Foraged apple crumble

We have two apple trees in our garden, alongside a pear tree.    All there when we moved in.   I mostly ignore them to be honest.  Well I don’t ignore them, I just sort of forget about them until I wonder why there are so many wasps when we cut the grass and have

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My CookBook Shelfie

 I have never been a great cook. I think everybody knows that. Least of all my long suffering family. But I do try.  And recently I have been trying even harder to do things differently.  Rather than the five things I can cook relatively disaster free, I have tried adding to that repertoire and branching

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Fat shaming

I am sick of it.   And why am I telling you this?  Because  KT Hopkins has reared her head again this week.   Doing what I  can only refer to as fat shaming.   Because, presumably, she has nothing better to do.    For the past four months she has been filling her face

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The Gallery — School

Well I could have taken a photo of our back to school preparations but, well, we haven’t done any yet.   And when we do there won’t be much to show.   This term is the first that I only have one child in school.   Now that J is no longer at college and

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Bye Bye Toyota

Is there any sight more sad at 9am on a Sunday morning than the car you have loved being driven off your drive?  I think not.   I can honestly say that we have loved driving this car over the summer and learned alot about Hybrid technology.    To be honest I didnt’ know an

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