My Sunday Photo

These days I spend a lot of my time needle felting. I haven’t got a specialised work space. This is my computer desk and chair that doubles as a felting table.  Sometimes I have wool lying around everywhere. This is a … read more

My Sunday Photo

So that’s our February half term over. It wasn’t the most exciting we’ve ever had but the weather wasn’t terrible. We even had some blue skies and sunshine. And where there is sunshine,  you’ll find children ( and swans) demanding … read more

My Sunday Photo

These are our two rescue dogs. They are both from Ireland and were plucked from certain death in the dog pounds after their 7 days were up. They were bought to the UK by a small dog rescue based in … read more

My Sunday Photo

DD3 turned 11 last week. This giant Gummi Bear, weighing over two kilograms, was the only thing on her wish list we could afford. The girl has has very expensive technological tastes. She’s eaten the feet and head already but … read more

My Sunday Photo

We are lucky enough to live near a so-called Lido. It’s basically a small valley that was dammed in the early 1800s as a reservoir for a nearby canal. You aren’t supposed to swim because it’s polluted and there are no … read more

My Sunday Photo

Ukuleles seem to be the next big thing in our household. First our eldest got one for her 15th birthday, then DD2 got one for Christmas. And when DS turned 9, he used his birthday money to buy himself the … read more

My Sunday Photo

This week we got some of our windows replaced. Two things. Number one, don’t get this done in winter. Especially when snow is forecast. Luckily they don’t leave you with great holes in your house overnight. Number two, bay windows … read more

My Sunday Photo

DS turned 9 this week and so we had the annual hunt for a suitable birthday party. Can I just say, I can’t believe my youngest is now 9? That means next year he’s 10- a tweenager! It’s a PITA … read more

My Friday Photo

We’ve had some misty mornings here in the leafy surburbs of London lately. I quite enjoy a misty morning, as long as it doesn’t drag into a misty afternoon. My favourite thing about fog is how it shows off the … read more

My Sunday Photo

Three weeks ago, one of our dogs had a pretty major operation to repair both his cruciate ligaments. These ligaments in his knees ( hind legs) had spontaneously ruptured, leaving him lame and in pain. No one knows why this … read more

My Sunday Photo

This is the holly bush belonging to  our neighbours-across-the-street. We know Christmas has arrived when it gets lit up like this. Lots of lights seemed to go on/up early this year. ( Early = before December) But not our neighbours; … read more

My Sunday Photo

Is it just my kids who come home from the school fair with the biggest second-hand soft toy they can find? read more