Harper sunbathing before the rain storms.

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 that I have to read in the next month, and no crafting (well, I may do a… Read More

Because of the unprecedented fabulous weather we are having at the moment, I am writing this in the garden in direct scorching sunlight with Stone Sour on my headphones, and so I have not been doing any knitting, not a jot in the last 10 days. Rather than sit in the lounge, or on the patios and knit, I have been sitting in the sun, slowly developing my tan, I say slowly… Read More

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 and my next, I feel I need to go away again.  It’s not going to happen, I… Read More

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.  The news states so far only 12 lives lost, but this block houses approximately 650 people, and the… Read More

The first week of this month we say Hello to my new Nephew and Goodbye to my Great Uncle. Early hours of 3rd June my little brother and his partner had their first baby together. This is baby T having a well earned sleep. Poor L was in labour for since 1st June when she went into hospital to be induced.  It was a long drawn out affair by the sounds of… Read More