Monthly Archives: February 2012

Friday Night

Started with a tour of the Beefeater distillery. Ended at Callooh Callay. I learnt a lot and didn’t have a hangover. Fun.

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Sunday Music

On Friday I was in several bars…this was playing in one of them and it had been ages since I heard it. White Town – I Coud Never Be Your Woman

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Stuff I like – When We Two Parted

Right now it’s Sunday night, I’m sorting myself for the week and listening to Feedback and there was a request to have Zeb Soanes read anything but poetry in particular. (I should confess, I love R4 but hadn’t ever thought … Continue reading

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I should have posted this yesterday but it’s been one of those weeks… So first, this article by Jane Williams in the Guardian. Quotes in this post come from there. Observing Lent is something I grew up with (I was … Continue reading

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Pretty much all I’ve got today. While the sun is not exactly shining, it’s not dark in the morning anymore..

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Sunday Music

I grew up with Saturday musicals on BBC 2, it was the alternative to Grandstand You may need to be British and to have been a child in the 1970’s and 80’s to truly understand what I’m talking about (when … Continue reading

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Support a friend…

..ok technically Gin Monkey (aka Emma) is not a friend but someone I know through the wonderful world of the interwebs, her site is the reason I  joined the London Cocktail Society. I don’t know how she maintains a full … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

Before Christmas, Maxanne and I hatched a plan to make presents rather than buy them. We make chilli jam, granola, chocolate truffles, peanut brittle, vinegars and pomegranate vodka. It’s the vodka that concerns me here, I have some left over … Continue reading

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Testing, testing…

Today I got a parcel full of goodies.. You should also note that I took these photos in the kitchen and the kitchen table is only tidy from Saturday to roughly Monday at which point it becomes a dumping ground … Continue reading

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Choose Joy

warning – this post contains God and Christianity. It’s ok if you don’t believe in it but you have been warned!! This post started in my head when the snow started. After that and through last week, I couldn’t get … Continue reading

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