What a long day it is. We got up at 8:30am and put the coffee machine on, we needed it as we were both knackered from broken sleep. The dogs seemed to sense that something was about to go on, so we started giving them their presents. Needless to say, they were very excited. Both taking the gifts and tearing off the paper to reveal the prize inside. One of my friends… Read More

So, here we are, and what a busy day. I decided to make Christmas tree biscuits as well as my usual homemade stuffing, and most of my trifle with only the cream to whip tomorrow. My prep is done and the table is set, and M and I are relaxing in front of the TV drinking tea. All the lights are twinkling about the house, over 1000 in the lounge, 240 in… Read More

I thought I would share this, many of you may know of it, and many may not.  This is one of my favourite versions of “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”, although I do like most versions, this is one carol that I have always liked.

The past month or so I really can not be bothered with anything, and I have no idea way.  Is it because I am inherently lazy?  Is it because of the lack of daylight, cold, rain and general winter blues?  Who knows!  I am in a rut basically.  It feels like the walls to the rut are just too big to get over, and the ones that I can climb are covered… Read More

Or words to that effect. I have a few aquariums about the house, and one was a small one by my desk.  Within this where all my baby fish and other small ones, very cute indeed, and added to that was rabbit snails, apple snails, cherry shrimp, wood shrimp and a large Cameroon shrimp.  However, there was a problem, a big one. I got up and turned on the day lights to… Read More

Well, not quite. The paint rollers were out again.  This time to do the bedroom.  As I mentioned when M was away I did the feature wall, which is really nice, but it has changed the dynamic of the room, so much so that I wanted to do the rest of the room.  Not only to clean it up but to go with the flow and change the room completely.  We decided… Read More