In the spirit of Thanksgiving in the US today, I thought I would share with you a list of things I am thankful for in my life just now: The roof over my head. Yes, we owe more on the mortgage now than when we took it out 18 years ago, and yes there are... Continue Reading →
We have lived in our house for 18 years now and when we first moved in we did a quick paint job in the back bedroom to make it fit for Emma, who was about 4 years old. We wanted bright and cheerful so we painted two walls bright yellow and the other two blue... Continue Reading →
It's beginning to look a bit like Christmas in the Smith household at last!
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I realise it has been a week since I last posted but please forgive me friends. As you will discover further down my post you'll see I've been a bit distracted this week with studying but I promise I'll be better this coming week. To bring you up to date with what's happening on the... Continue Reading →
FOR TODAY Outside my window... there is glorious sunshine dappling my back garden, which is in partial shade from the pine tree on the boundary with next door’s garden. I can hear the pine cones cracking in the heat and the sounds of some children playing in a garden not too... Continue Reading →
My panoramic view this evening. Yes there's a computer desk in front of the fireplace (don't ask....) and we've run out of wine. Sigh.... What are you looking at this evening?
Day Six: Top Five Things That Happened To You So Far This Year Sorry for the gap in posts, but here we are with day 6 of the Top 5 30 Day Challenge. For this one, as it is only March, I am going to take "top" as "most significant" things that have happened to... Continue Reading →
Today is Shrove Tuesday. I wrote about what Shrove Tuesday means to us English people last year here, so I won't repeat myself again this year but what I will do is show you how we made our pancakes at home instead. This is my son Ethan heating the pan to start cooking a... Continue Reading →