I Love Potatoes!

I admit it, I’m a potato fan and I’m proud. I like waffles, loaded skins, jackets, rostis, roasts, gratin, chips, but my absolute favourite way to eat a spud? Mashed. I cannot resist mashed potato. I have fond mash memories. My mum used to make me mashed potato with scrambled …

If I Could Have Just One Room…

If you could have just one room, all to yourself, what would be in it? What colours would you choose? What would it smell like? I’m daydreaming a little. This is my, ‘when we win the lottery…’ room. And so what would it be like? I make no secret of …

Boo Draws Halloween

Regular readers will know that Boo likes her art. When I spotted last month’s Draw With Me linky, she was straight in to her felt tips preparing to draw the movies, and can you imagine her surprise and delight when she won?! She was so very pleased and proud of …

#BornToRead

I joined in a Twitter chat last week, in partnership with Save the Children and their Born to Read campaign. It shocked me. It upset me. It stayed with me. I learned that ‘A fifth of 7-year-olds from poorer families are already behind in reading. Most struggle to catch up, …

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas….At John Lewis

I was lucky enough to be invited along to a John Lewis Christmas preview evening recently. A lovely seasonal buyer, Jane, was there talking to us about the themes for this year and some of the gorgeous products that they have ready for us. There were also staff there from …

Instagram