General

New Family Members….

I love tech, and I have been mulling over getting an Amazon Echo for quite some time, and this week I took the plunge.  Not one, but two Echo Dot's, but it didn't stop there, I decided to go further and get Hue smart lighting too.  I can now control my lighting through voice, mobile… Continue reading New Family Members….

Books, General

Books galore..

I have quite literally thousands of books, and this is no exaggeration.  I have been collecting books all my adult life.  I have bought books that I have never read, and may never get to read, but I am determined to try. Inspired by another blogger Chronical Of Ellen, I have decided to list some books… Continue reading Books galore..

General, Travelling

Itchy feet, the world is calling…

I have itchy feet. I feel the need to travel again.  I think it is the summer that is starting to get me in the mood, not that it takes much.  I was in Rome in November, then in Amsterdam in February, and am going to be in Ireland in September.  So between my last holiday… Continue reading Itchy feet, the world is calling…

Death, General, Life

Sadness and horror hits London, again!

In the last few months, and mainly the last several weeks we in the UK have seen some dreadful things happening.  Terrorism in London and Manchester, and today we woke to the latest tragedy to hit, the terrible fire in the 24 floor Grenfell Tower in West London. My heart goes out to all those affected.… Continue reading Sadness and horror hits London, again!

blanket, General, knitting

Competition Winner

I decided to enter a competition on LoveKnitting.com entitled #HappyKnitter.  Not expecting to win as there are so many talented people out there, I promptly forgot about it.  I was checking my email as I tend to leave it sitting there with only a cursory glance over to see if there is something important, and on… Continue reading Competition Winner