General, Music

30 Days of Music

After reading a post on Donna's site New Life During Midlife I thought I would join in with her month of music fun. #challenge #music August music 🎶 Challenge  30 days of music 🎶 posts   1. Favorite song right now 2. No. 1 song when you were born 3. A song played when you are happy 4. A song played when you are sad 5.… Continue reading 30 Days of Music

General, Photo Challenge

Real Satisfaction

This week on The Daily Post our photo challenge was "Satisfaction", and I think after this little ant has had his fill of the jam I put on the bin for him, he will definitely feel satisfaction. He and his buddies were roaming about across the garden waste bin, obviously looking for something to eat, or to take… Continue reading Real Satisfaction

General, Life Thoughts

Reminders of the past

Growing up in the country there were many smells/fragrances about, from livestock to equine to rapeseed, but there are other smells that also take me back in time. The smell of an outboard motor reminds me of a holiday when I was about 10 in my uncle's speedboat, fishing in the North Atlantic. Lavender, scones,… Continue reading Reminders of the past

General, knitting

Sweater Thoughts

I love gothic/Victorian clothing, I always have, and luckily enough, they seem to suit me. However, there is one sweater that I would love to make myself, and it is this one modelled by Josh Hartnett as Ethan Chandler in Penny Dreadful season two. I love the simplicity of it, the colour and the detail of… Continue reading Sweater Thoughts