Tweet As you must surely know by now, I am very proud of the area in which I live, and consider myself very lucky to be surrounded by hills and and valleys, lakes and rivers. Whenever we drive back home after a spell away, the stretch of the M6 when the mountains really take shape […]
Tweet Today is day 3 of the BEDM challenge, and already I am going off-piste a little, because I want to tell you about a favourite pass-time of mine – fooling around with my children. For all the stress and upset that my children sometimes cause me – having two boys, with less than a […]
Tweet You could be forgiven for thinking that Spring had well and truly sprung last week. We had glorious blue skies, a bit of warmth in the sun and even a day of no rain! There’s something about Spring that just makes everyone that little bit cheerier – amazing what a break from the grey, […]
Tweet A bouquet celebration cake I made for a birthday tea party, this cake features a selection of cupcakes with raspberry buttercream frosting, mounted with skewers onto a polystyrene ball, intended to look like a flower arrangement. Each cake is an individual serving and the leaves are made from fondant icing, coloured with green gel […]
Tweet Waking up yesterday morning, it was such a glorious spring-like day that we couldn’t not go for a walk. The children boys had been sleeping over at their grandparents’ house so we got up and went to collect them, then headed off to Little Salkeld, where we had heard of a nice walk to […]
Tweet The end of the school year is almost upon us. A lot hot summer awaits, filled with days spent playing in the garden, eating ice creams, laughing and basking under the golden sun. Okay then, endless days of drizzle and grey, but that’s not nearly so exciting a prospect. Before that, though, we have […]
Tweet I know I have been told, and seen it firsthand, but had a first proper play and experiment with my new tripod today. Took some handheld shots and then exactly the same shot using the tripod. Wow. I love it 🙂
Tweet Ok, I know, this is getting boring. What can I say… I like flowers. And it’s raining. And I am lacking inspiration. So here is a flower.