Learning to Cook the Italian Way

A couple of weeks ago I attended a wonderful cooking class at the Miele Experience Centre at Abingdon in Oxfordshire. I had been offered two places, so I was accompanied by my 18 year old son, who is also a keen home cook. Miele offer a huge variety of classes, from introductory Italian cooking to basic bread Read More…

Happy Easter!

I walked in the woods at Sulham with my husband today. It’s especially beautiful this time of year with all the bluebells in bloom – a carpet of blue as far as the eye can see. According to the records, there have been bluebells in the woods at Sulham for centuries – these same plants Read More…

The Tweed Run

We were in London yesterday to see my son perform with the West End Academy. On our way to lunch afterwards we stumbled on The Tweed Run. Coming up out of the gloom of Piccadilly Circus tube station, we were confronted with hundreds of vintage bikes with riders dressed in period costumes, zooming round Lower Read More…

Wordless Wednesday – Family

Linking up with: Wordless Wednesday at God’s Perfect Promises

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Happy St Patrick’s Day!! This young lady is the reason I have Irish blood. She’s my Grandma on my Dad’s side, one Mary Elizabeth Eddis from Belfast, Northern Ireland. She left Ireland in 1920 when she was not quite as old as the century, with a group of girls heading to Canada to work in Read More…