The Feasting continues …

Today is Mam’s birthday. She was born 4th Jan 1960. She would have been 60 today and we’re having a bit of a shin dig in her honour back at Dad’s house. It’s a nice way to catch up with all the family and recount old stories of fun, mischief and adventures. Mam past away… Continue reading The Feasting continues …

Fortune’s Fortune Telling Machine

Happy New Year folk! and all the best in 2020! Leave a comment if you want your fortune told … pick a number from 1 to 8, then a colour – green, red, blue or yellow and lastly pick another number from 1 to 8 again. “I hope that in this year to come, you… Continue reading Fortune’s Fortune Telling Machine

Yuletide Greetings!

I hope you all have a wonderful festive time and a merry new year! Please see my Winter Solstice Greetings for the full post. Lots of love to everyone! Have 10 hour of the Charlie Brown dance to keep you going through Christmas Day! Love0 Share Tweet Share Pin

Crafting Christmas

The UN Climate Change Conference has come to an unresolute deadlock with multiple nations quarrelling over responsibility of climate change instead of looking at progressive ways forward for this planet and its occupants. This is disappointing as ever since I was a kid I’ve been thought to respect the environment, recycle and replant … My… Continue reading Crafting Christmas

Winter Solstice Greetings

“I am a man who takes heart from the season’s change” Matt Berry – Solstice – Kill the Wolf I think it is really important these days to press pause at seasonal calendar events to reflect on times past and how you are going to go forward with the next part of your life. Although… Continue reading Winter Solstice Greetings

Bake Your Day a Little Better

Happy Bake Cookies Day! Who doesn’t love a good cookie … nom nom nom! There are several reasons to celebrate cookies other than a sugary treat. Cookies have history, they’re not just an American hallmark Christmas film thing or a stable diet in Friends. The word originates from Koejke, a Dutch word meaning ‘little cake’.… Continue reading Bake Your Day a Little Better

D.I.Y Gifts

I love the idea of ‘Make a Gift Day’. It takes the consumerism out of the festive season and the result is that you have a really special and individualised gift to give one of your loved ones. It is also a great opportunity to collaborate with friends or family in making gifts for others.… Continue reading D.I.Y Gifts