I have been dying to bake for quite some time, but the so-called diet has kept the urge at bay, but this weekend, I thought stuff this, I am making something. It was a toss-up between this cake or my beetroot and dark chocolate, however, since it was my first bake of the year, and due to the abundance of Easter cakes about I decided to make Cherry and Marzipan Cake.  It has a layer… Read More

Well, what can I tell you about my latest knitting item, you know, the hat for breast cancer, I ripped it off the needles.  Why? you may ask, well I was doing it on DPN’s then moved to circular needles, but when I got so far I could see that it really would not be big enough for an adult, and I was doing the medium size, so it had to go…. Read More

I thought I would share with you the noise the pup makes when she is playing. She reminds us of Cheeta from the Tarzan movies. Usually, she is more vocal which obviously cracks us both up with laughter. Being a gundog she is supposed to be silent, however, I’m glad she has found her voice.

When we were in Rome, we notice that graffiti was quite literally everywhere, but in the UK it isn’t something you tend to come across that often, however, the other month I noticed these two, which had been painted over last year only to reappear the next day.  Where they are is out of the way on an unused part of an industrial estate, and does not get that much viewing, however,… Read More

The other night I decided to play Whitesnake Live At Donington 1990.  This was one of the first of many visits to Castle Donington in my younger years.  Also the first Rock Festival I had ever been to.  I started going to concerts in 1989, and just could not get enough of them.  At the time I was only earning £50 a week as a photographic lab technician, so money was not… Read More