It’ll look lovely when it’s done…….

We are in the process of renovating and redecorating our 120 year old too small mid terrace cottage. It’s eye wateringly expensive and most of the time spent in each room has been on dusty horrible time consuming jobs. The kind of jobs that a make room ‘safe’ or ‘compliant with health & safety requirements’… Continue reading It’ll look lovely when it’s done…….

Coming of age.

Recently I arranged to get my hoover serviced. I wish I could say that was a euphemism for something sexy or racy but it’s not. I am genuinely just taking my hoover to be serviced. I was told I could drop it off any time in the evenings and I arranged to do this after… Continue reading Coming of age.

The Allotment Diaries

So much like life we started out like teenagers with big dreams and elaborate visions. We thought we would absolutely achieve everything we set out to because we ‘believed’ and were willing to ‘work hard’. This vision was borne from utter naivety, from having no real knowledge time, money or expertise to speak of. In… Continue reading The Allotment Diaries

The Plastic Plague

It’s July. There’s a growing movement of people who are attempting to live July completely plastic free, thanks to the MCS (Marine Conservation Society). I did it 2 years ago, it was eye-opening and life-changing but not in the way I expected it to be. This all started for me at the Big Bang Science… Continue reading The Plastic Plague


All things come to an end, era’s, chapters, holidays, bottles of wine, good meals, long evenings in the summer. There’s a lot of endings going on in my life at the moment, it’s all good, they all signify new beginnings or fresh starts or any other positive affirmation-y type spin you want to put on… Continue reading Endings