I Hate it When a Book Defeats Me

Hello and how are you all? Hope you're all well. How was your weekend? Did you get up to anything interesting? I didn't. Spent Saturday afternoon at our local hospital - nothing serious, just getting one of my kids' eyes checked out. Yesterday, I woke up unable to open my right eye... conjunctivitis is back … Continue reading I Hate it When a Book Defeats Me

January 20 – Cheese Lover’s Day

#CheeseLoversDay My favourite day this month is Cheese Lover’s Day and it’s today! How to celebrate is easy: go and get your favourite cheese and eat it in your favourite way, whether that’s on a good old Scottish oatcake or on toast or in a delicious meal. Better still, organize a whole event around it … Continue reading January 20 – Cheese Lover’s Day

January 13 – Rubber Ducky Day

#RubberDuckyDay Today is Rubber Ducky Day, an event set up specifically to celebrate the importance of the humble rubber duck to bath-times everywhere. No-one knows who invented the Rubber Ducky, but it first appeared just before the First World War and a man called, Landon Smart Lawrence was the first to patent a design for … Continue reading January 13 – Rubber Ducky Day

January 11 – Learn Your Name In Morse Code Day

#MorseCodeDay Morse Code is something I’ve always wanted to learn – you know, for in case of emergency or something!  But I never have. Today Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day. It might seem like a daft thing to do, but it’ll be fun and is a great introduction to Morse Code. Morse Code … Continue reading January 11 – Learn Your Name In Morse Code Day

January 8 – Learn Poetry at Work Day

Let’s face it, all jobs get boring after a while so to liven up yours why don’t you take part in Poetry at Work Day? All you have to do is create a poem about your work to delight your colleagues. It can be short or long, funny or not, a traditional ode or a … Continue reading January 8 – Learn Poetry at Work Day

Happy New Year and Here’s to a Great 2019

Hello everyone! How are you! Happy New Year to you all and I hope you had a lovely time over Christmas and New Year. Decided to start this blog off with a picture of a frozen spider's web taken last week on a particularly frosty morning in our front garden. I think it's beautiful so … Continue reading Happy New Year and Here’s to a Great 2019

Glitzy new shoes, Christmas Chronicles and Molly Panter Downes

I can hardly contain my excitement. I bought a stunning pair of shoes from Ebay the other day and they arrived this morning. Aren't they gorgeous?? I'm not normally one for bling-y shoes, but I just had to have these. They are Christmas personified and I love them. And they come with a matching bag... … Continue reading Glitzy new shoes, Christmas Chronicles and Molly Panter Downes