Why not have a go at painting furniture?

Why not have a go at painting furniture?

  Several years ago I had a collection of mismatched bedroom furniture and other odds and ends and so thought I’d have a go at painting some of them. I was immediately hooked! I used Annie Sloan chalk paint as I’d heard a lot about it and everyone said it was...
Making a vegetable patch

Making a vegetable patch

When my kids were very young, we made a vegetable patch. We grew everything from potatoes to peas, we grew strawberries, raspberries and gooseberries, special favourites were the tall white leeks and the muddy carrots. My kids often used to sit in the dirt eating...
Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Days 6,7 and 8!

Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Days 6,7 and 8!

What a week it’s been! Crazy times settling in to working from home with Rob, my other half in the office. My plan at the weekend is to have a massive office clear out and reorganisation. Like most people, I imagine, we moved into the office at home and started...
Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 5

Life under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 5

Good days and bad days – the weekend was interesting. Good day: The government announced help to cover wages for staff who may otherwise be made redundant. What an amazing job this chancellor has. Every chancellor in history up til now has been unpopular, having to...
Life Under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 3

Life Under the Coronavirus Cloud – Day 3

One of the disadvantages of living with someone with Cystic Fibrosis is that they cough. Often. As a mother of a 20 year old CF cough I can describe her coughs in almost as many ways as a wine connoisseur can describe wine – dry, fruity, with a hint of acidity…. Once,...