A Guide to Toast – for Husbands

It is a vital issue of grave importance.  How do you like your toast done?  I have to admit that I do like my bread 'lightly toasted', you know just as a hint of colour but with a toasted crispiness.  Husband, on the other hand, does not believe that bread is toasted unless it is... Continue Reading →

My Perfect Potato

For some people, the potato is king; it's there on every single plate of food they eat; 'oh it's so versatile, you can do so much with a potato!"  I don't get it.  Admittedly, I'm a pasta girl myself but the potato never really did anything for me.  After all, it's just so many variations... Continue Reading →

FO: The Lunchbox Project

The knitting bug really has me smote at the moment.  My physical health is a little better at the moment and I’m just so enjoying being able to do creative things again.  It’s one of the things that I really miss when I’m ill, not being able to express myself or entertain myself.  Being ill... Continue Reading →

Flapjacks for Al and Sunshine

The other day I made pink porridge.  That probably didn't surprise any of you.  Strange things happen on this blog. Al made a suggestion. I thought 'ooh'. So I made pink flapjacks. (They are not photogenic.  My husband won't touch them.  They're too soft.  (Normally he complains that mine aren't soft enough).  I think they're... Continue Reading →

Five Images of a Perfect Summer

When this week’s Mama Kat’s Writers Workshop prompt asked us to describe our perfect summer, I have to say that I stumbled.  It’s the word ‘perfect’ that I have the biggest problem with; I know that perfection isn’t possible.  If it’s not possible, why even bother to aspire for it?  And Life being what it... Continue Reading →

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