Project Garden Update 14th August

Things have been happening here! The big event has been the replacement of the fence. This is the first big part of Project Garden, as introduced here, as it should free up space to allow many of the plants on the rockery to be moved over to the bed along …

Reading Eggs Review

I’d seen a few mentions of this Reading Eggs in magazines and on-line, so I decided to investigate further. I asked Twitter for a few opinions, and all came back in favour of it, and as they operate a 14 day free trial, I decided to give it a whirl. …

Do You Judge a Reader By Their Cover?

  I do wonder this. You see someone reading a copy of a Discworld novel on the train – are they a geek? Someone reading Crime and Punishment – are they intelligent? I read a lot of romance books. Regency romance is by far my favourite genre. I love Julia …

Our Lunch Date

For today’s What’s the Story? and Magic Moments post, it’s a really simple photo, depicting a really simple thing. My husband, with our children, in a park.   I took it last Thursday, when I decided, spontaneously, to pack up a picnic and go and meet him for his lunch-break. …

Been To The Cinema Lately?

  Have you been to the cinema lately? We have. It’s expensive. It was for the husband’s birthday, and it was just the two of us, and I was genuinely shocked at how much it was. Am I just getting old?! It cost us £8.50 each, and then, as we were …

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