The Home Straight

The Festival Fun blanket is almost finished. I have been working hard on the borders, lots of borders to keep all those different sections under control. I’m finishing with a cute bobble border but it’s taking FOR-EVER. To be fair to the cute bobble border I have been distracted lately by a visit to Weston-Super-Mare…

Ballooning in Bristol

This is a very delayed post for which I apologise. I returned home to a flurry of washing/drying because Katie was going away again the next day with a friend and her parents. The day Katie left I decided (no idea why) to have a massive clear out in my bedroom and then, of course,…

Pottering in the Potteries

I couldn’t face making the journey home in one day so Katie and I are on a little road trip. We broke the journey roughly into three and chose Stoke-on-Trent as our first port of call. Of course while we where there we had to have Staffordshire oakcakes – we had them with Staffordshire sausage…

Cumbrian Capers

Just to be clear I’m talking capers as in the Famous Five having a spiffing time rather than little green pearls of yummyness that you have with fish. On Friday we took the local train and rattled off to Whitehaven 90 minutes up the coast from Barrow. They sky was moody grey but the scenery…