The Nuisance Chip

A few months ago I read a book called The Travelling Hornplayer in which one of the characters refers to his child, for the entirety of the book, as The Nusiance Chip. I remember thinking […]

Will I Cry?

As I stood in the butchers yesterday, stocking up on meat for the inevitable back to school batchcooking, the butcher smiled and asked me was my youngest staring school on Monday.  ‘He is’ I replied […]

London In The Wrong Shoes

Last Thursday was a big day, not only was it the smallest man’s birthday, it was also the day that we went on our much anticipated trip to see Aunty Jenny in London. As you […]

Thai Peanut Fish Curry

This recipe was inspired by a Pork Thai dish that Hey Pesto cooked a few years back in a cookery demonstration that I attended. Over the years it’s morphed into this super quick and delicious fish […]

Me | by Me

A lovely fellow blogger Awfully Chipper  is running a linky based on a very simple premise…things that say ‘me’. She has a gorgeous post which is so worth a read, so head over here for a […]

Summer Time And The Living Is Easy | A Trip Down Memory Lane

One of my favourite times of the year growing up was late May/early June. It heralded the imminent arrival of summer and all the promise that that held. It also meant for us farm children […]

Holding Tight | Letting Go

Parenting is a step into the unknown, it starts when they are born and each phase is a new step, one that we yet know nothing about. Regardless of how many children you have each […]