Fathers Day on the Watercress Line

I grew up not a million miles from Alton in Hampshire and had seen signs for the Watercress Line run by Mid Hants railways, many times over the years.  My husband had taken his Dad to one of their World War II special events a few years before he passed… Continue reading »

#MagicMoments

I was walking back from pre-school one day last week with Monkey.  The sun was actually out, we were holding hands and having a lovely little conversation about our shadows. I suddenly realised just how tall my little man has got, the days of bending to hold his hand are… Continue reading »

Photo of the week – week 22

We have a fascination in this house with mini beasts and snails! Monkey and I were in the garden on Wednesday and he found a snail moving through the grass.  It kept him captivated for ages, especially as it was so active.  He was enthralled by its slow slithery movement… Continue reading »

Caterpillar update time – week 2

Saturday 15th June – I can see our pupating caterpillar moving from the underside of his home.  I picked the glass jar up earlier to remove the uneaten Hawthorn leaves and I could see the cocoon moving quite a lot.  Guess our caterpillar is making himself at home within his… Continue reading »

My web address will be changing soon …… self hosting here we come

Watch this space – my web address will be changing soon ……. I’m going to join the world of self hosted blogs 🙂  I’ll keep you all posted on when/how and what very soon – exciting times ahead

Pork Farms Your Pie Your Way campaign – A Pork Farms Giveaway

*** This competition has now closed ****   We all love pork pies in this house, so I was delighted to be asked to take part in Pork Farms new campaign Your Pie Your Way. It’s also National Picnic Week this week, so I was keen to get involved. Over… Continue reading »