Category Archive: Blogging

And they put rainbows in the windows

We were locked indoors most of the day To keep us safe and sound, Until a cure or treatement For a deadly virus could be found. We worked and played at home, Away… Continue reading

Eulogy for Uncle Keith

Earlier this year my Uncle Keith sadly passed away. I wrote a eulogy for his funeral. Sadly my husband, son and I had to self isolate due the Covid 19 pandemic (a post… Continue reading

Short review: Yesterday

Watched Yesterday. Danny Boyle, genius as always. Delightfully British (in a good way). I now: 1) want to listen to all the Beatles back catalogue 2) I really, REALLY want to go to… Continue reading

Rest in peace Keith Lacey-Williams

A couple of days ago my lovely Uncle Keith died. He’d been unwell with rhematoid arthritis and osteoporosis for a while. He’d recently had an operation which seemed to go well to help… Continue reading

PHOTOS: Marrakech

Right now, I am posting from far away climes as Jim, Henry and I visit friends and family in Thailand. Towards the end of 2019, we went away for our second overseas adventure… Continue reading

Storm Ciara and the willow hurdles

Windy work on the allotment It’s a wet and windy Sunday in Cardiff today. But that doesn’t mean there were no allotmemt chores. We’ve tidied the edge of our plot and put down… Continue reading

Quick allotment update

Lots of positive progress – though still a long way to go. We’ve put up some raised beds and planted garlic and shallots in one, daffodils and narcissus bulbs in another. View this… Continue reading

The allotment

Those who have visited us in Penylan will note that we have a very lovely, but very modest garden. Said garden has now been substantially taken over with dog and baby play things.… Continue reading

Dairy-free Hey Duggee birthday cake

View this post on Instagram Made a Hey Duggee cake for Henry's #firstbirthday – first time using #fondanticing first #rainbowsponge Turned out quite well. And Henry loved it. #heyduggee #1yearold #oneyearold #baby #toddler… Continue reading

PHOTOS: A family holiday to Venice

Towards the end of my maternity leave and at the very start of Jim’s shared parental leave, we braved an aeroplane trip with an infant and flew to Venice. It’s been a while… Continue reading