Sell one and buy a small Spring flower arrangement with a primrose, miniature narcissi and one lone hyacinth bulb. Actually, there’s not a big market for second hand bread, so probably freeze the second loaf instead and use it later on for a decent round of sardines on toast one Saturday teatime. Sardines on toast always makes me feel nostalgic for The Lion The Witch … Continue reading If you have two loaves of bread…
There’s a week still left in February, but today is Pancake Tuesday. I no longer need to race home desperately wondering how on Earth I am going to mix, toss and serve enough pancakes to keep the kids happy, because it turns out that my Daughter is a much better pancake maker than I ever was. Sarah, you are an absolute star, because I know … Continue reading Late February Sunshine has me hoping: Spring is Coming!
I’m glad to be in February. For one of the shortest months, it seems to always have an extraordinary amount crammed into it. It doesn’t help that both my parents and two of my own children managed to fit their birthdays into the month! But it’s the month when I look around and think hopeful thoughts. We’ve been through the worst of the winter (and … Continue reading Blessed Imbolc: Merry Candlemas: Happy Groundhog Day!
Has anyone else been laid low with a sore throat and a bit of a chest? The last couple of weeks have been like wading through treacle, with very little energy left over for living in any way, let alone with grace, elegance and hygge. I’ve been in the Doldrums, in other words, and letting the Outside World run my life. February to March is … Continue reading Thursday: Breathe Easy