Candying Time

I have just seen a post on Facebook which informs me that there are only fourteen more Fridays before Christmas. I got my diary out and counted – and it is true! So for all the people who feel that they have loads of…

Bangers… Without the Mash!

The August Bank Holiday is almost upon us and the end of the school holidays is approaching fast, but summer isn’t quite over just yet. Is anyone planning on going out into the countryside, up into the mountains or down to the beach in…

Frothing Blossoms

Yet another gloriously sunny warm day. From my window I can see one of our elder trees, covered in creamy white blossoms the size of small plates. This is truly one of the signs that Midsummer is fast approaching! The elder tree holds a…

An Apple a Day…

At long last, yesterday spring truly arrived! Or perhaps, as it was so very warm and sunny with clear blue skies, one could almost attribute it as being the first day of summer and simply skip the spring altogether as Nature herself seems to…