Snapshots from my life

We’ve only just got round to uploading the contents of my old phone camera folder after my rather nice husband got me a lovely new iPhone 4 for Christmas and I thought I’d share some pictures with you all as I often feel like I write and write and write but you don’t know me at all! The picture above […]

The Queen, Coronation 1953 issue – vintage heaven

I bought my first copy of The Queen magazine’s Coronation special edition from a book shop in Hay on Wye as a little girl. I absolutely treasured that magazine and used to love looking at the amazing adverts inside. Sadly though it came to the same fate as the rest of my Royal Collection but that’s all in the past […]

Creamy leek non surprise recipe

People who append ‘Surprise’ at the end of meal names really irk me. It’s so twee and annoying and instead of making me want to eat whatever rancid leftovers have been placed before me, it just makes me want to poke it half heartedly with my fork, slap the cook upside the head and then retch enthusiastically in their waste […]