This might sound like a cryptic crossword clue but it’s not. Waiting at London’s Kings Cross Station station for a homebound train to Yorkshire earlier in week I decided to buy some lunch for the train journey. By chance I picked up a fruit drink sweetened with honey from a start up ethical company who […]
Let me explain…… Yesterday we bought our Christmas Tree. We are fortunate that we have a National Trust site near us (for those from outside the UK and not familiar with it read more here about what this is click here ) and in spring and summer they do plant sales, but in winter just […]
The city of Bristol in the south west corner of the UK has got a lot going for it. Lots of waterways and restored industrial buildings, elegant Georgian squares, and more rejuvenation of old buildings into new residences and places for leisure than you would ever think sustainable for what is only the UK’s 10th […]
In the words of Britney spears….oops I’ve done it again and managed to press publish, not save , for a ‘work in progress’. Unless well versed in gibberish…please just delete ‘When I became an Elf ‘ that has just arrived in your in box and wait for version two…later today….
It was Halloween this week. I can tell that as I walked past a hairdressers (not mine) and they had Christmas decorations on display. There was a time in the UK where everything was celebrated sequentially. Following Halloween, Guy Fawkes/Bonfire night on the 5th November was indeed celebrated on that day..not as now when there […]
You cannot teach an old dog new tricks is a well used idiom in the English language. I am not sure if it exists in other languages but it probably translates quite well as compared with more confusing expressions such as ‘this is the exception that proves the rule’ , or even more confusingly ‘pardon […]
Apologies subscribers…you may have received a very incomplete post a few minutes ago…missing corrections of typos, images and a lot more. Please just delete ‘Who do you think you are’ and in due course the shiny, complete and typo free version will arrive…