Friday, 29 July 2016
This time of year is just so good for kitchen spoils. So far this summer, we've picked strawberries from the garden, raspberries from the farm, and been given cherries from a friend's tree.
Thursday, 28 July 2016
This week, we took the kids to see the new film adaptation of one of my favourite Roald Dahl books, The BFG. It was every bit as wonderful as I'd hoped it would be, despite how clear a picture I had in my head of the imagined world so perfectly described by the great author.
Wednesday, 27 July 2016
'I'm going to be a bat zoologist when I grow up'... *heart breaks*
He's going to turn six at the weekend, so - in tribute - here's a wishlist of bat buys for obsessed kids.
Monday, 25 July 2016
Thursday, 21 July 2016
I have (and suspect I will be forever) always been the sort of person who likes to know how something's made. There's an anecdote about Deborah Devonshire, the late Duchess of Devonshire and youngest Mitford sister, who received a moss tree as a present. 'I pulled it to bits to see how it was made', she said.
That's where the similarities between Debo and me end. Except when I get invited to stay in a German castle and dine with the family behind the world's leading ceramicware, of course.
Friday, 15 July 2016
A few months back, my boyfriend watched me getting hysterical over the laundry, declared me incompetent and took over the chore for the entire house. So it's only fair that he reviews our new Siemens avantgarde iSensoric Freestanding Washing Machine. Over to Mike...
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