Tag Archives: family

An Autumn Walk


I went on a walk with my husband today round our local park, Heaton Park in North Manchester. I have loved this park since childhood. It was my old stomping ground and I enjoyed walking, cycling and sledging round it … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Daybook Entry – 4th November 2017


FOR TODAY 4th November 2017 Outside my window… the night sky is alight with fireworks and bonfires. It’s that time of year again! I am thinking… that I’m glad I had my hair cut last week (professionally this time) but … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Daybook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Daily Bread


I tried to make bread today. Yeah, I know…bread right? I have only ever made it in a bread making machine before, but my friend Hils has recently begun to make her own bread and I was inspired to have … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Family | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Daybook Entry


For Today… 11th September 2017 Outside my window… the weather is having a party today. It’s sunny for now, but in another couple of minutes it will be stormy and throwing it down again. It’s been like this since yesterday … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Daybook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Daybook Entry 22nd May 2017


For Today… 22nd May 2017 Outside my window… the evening is cooling down a little. Some clouds in the sky but some bright sunshine too. A great metaphor for life! I am thinking… about a painting I’m working on for … Continue reading

Posted in Daybook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Champion of a Day


I had a champion of a day yesterday. Actually, the day began about two weeks ago with a phone call from my son one evening that started with that familiar “Muuuuuum……?” He plays Bass Trombone with Pemberton Old Wigan Band, which … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Happy 18th Birthday


Happy 18th birthday Ethan!! Here’s my son on his 18th birthday today, but I couldn’t resist looking up some old photographs to share with you from when he was a little tiddler. Sorry son!   Both me and his dad … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

From the kitchen


Got to share tonight’s tea with you! I don’t usually go in for food sharing online, but this is one of the easiest, tastiest, inexpensive meals I’ve made for such a long time and it is definitely worth showing you. … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

January Daybook


For Today… 11th January 2017 Looking out my window… I can see clear blue skies, but I can hear the wind howling and there is a storm on its way. I am thinking… I might cook cheesy bacon pasta for … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Daybook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Love and Loss


Over two days this week I have been involved in four funerals. When I say “involved” I mean that I have provided the music for one, delivered the eulogy and address at one, supported a friend who was delivering his … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments