Monthly Archives: August 2012

Foodie Penpals

So today would be the day that I told you about the amazing parcel that Nicole sent me. However, it seems that the postman could smell the baked goods in it and ate it! Ah well, such is life. My … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

The Heavy have a new album, The Glorious Dead.. This is from it.. I could bore for England about how much I like them but if the music doesn’t do it for you, nothing I say will…

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Where I am today

Christelle and Mike are getting married and it’s Mike’s birthday.. It’s going to be a busy day..

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The Weekend

Babysitting, Henry V at The Globe, cheeky cocktails at OXO. There was also housework and general prep for this week. I’m only at work Monday and Tuesday, a day at home on Wednesday then Thursday and Friday are taken up … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

Downtown – Aloe Blacc This is from the US Tanqueray Campaign Love the music, Tanqueray is one of my staple gins and Idris Elba. I make that 3 out of three..

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Friday Night Cocktail

I love my home city and I love gin and The Londoner combines both..   I saw this here and had to try it. It was one of my birthday party cocktails and whilst I would only drink one they … Continue reading

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Oli and the animals

On Saturday, the family (me, Ma, Ben, Laura and Oli) went to Whipsnade. It was a lovely day, the nephew was less than impressed with the ‘new, red buggy’ and I found his tantrum about sitting in it “I’m too … Continue reading

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Custard Powder Cake

  The Friday before my birthday I had a party, it involved people, cocktails, pizza and cake. The cakes were, ginger muffins, pavlova and this cake. I knew I would be making the cake the day before the party and … Continue reading

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Friday Evening by the River

I love London, especially when it’s warm and sunny and friends ask you to join them for a drink by the river… it was so good to see T & C and catch up..          

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Sunday Music

Richard Hawley – Down into the Woods Years ago, Fran told me about hear a Rolling Stones song on the radio. She knew it was the Rolling Stones she knew that she hadn’t heard it before.  I thought about that … Continue reading

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