Heading towards sunset Flaming June! The month of roses, Royal Ascot and the longest day. So why the bad weather? Probably because June is also the month of Wimbledon tennis!
This post has been resurrected from 2011. I’ve been asked to make it for Sunday, so I thought I’d share it with you again. Let me know if you try it. I’m not a lover of chocolate. However I have been known to succumb to the deepest, darkest plain chocolate. This recipe is a family … Read More Friday Food – do you like chocolate?
Young visiters Such innocence! Have you read it?
Tree! Catch my daily photo over here. I’ve been watching the Rowan change through the seasons for over 20 years. It’s easy to ignore our immediate environment and take it for granted. Although the photographs just encapsulate a split second in the life of this tree – it is alive with activity throughout all seasons.… Read More T is for
Sport To say that I am not interested in Sport is an understatement. The photograph below was taken at the start of a 5K .. However, it was taken a whole week after the 5K had finished! I would find it far more interesting and constructive to count the sheets in a roll… Read More S is for
Raspberries Really looking forward to our new crop which will be ripening very soon!
Garlic I like garlic. The flavour adds something to certain dishes, but it also masks the flavour of some things that I enjoy more. For example, salad leaves have enough flavour of their own – a dressing full of garlic completely overpowers. Is it just my imaginatiion, but it seems that most TV chefs add… Read More G is for
Energy Just 5 minutes walk from our home is a canal. It is rarely used by boats these days, but managed to encourage wildlife. I’ve spent many happy hours walking along the towpath, watching the birds, waterfowl and the flora changing with the seasons. A bright flash of blue indicates that the Kingfisher is around,… Read More E is for
Decay! Apples, fallen from the tree, and beginning to return to the ground. Not destined for a pie – but insects and other creatures love them.