As many of you know, I’ve spent the last two years renovating our home. This is house #7, and definitely the last (although I said[…]
I was on my way back from a jungle warfare training course in Central America, traveling through Mexico and the US in a beat up[…]
So the days are getting longer now so that even though it’s still cold I feel more optimistic this time of year. The garden’s still bare but at least I can hear the sound of bird song (probably the only advantage of single glazed windows!).
Inspired by our neighbours autumnal wreath, we thought we’d head out and find one for ourselves. Normally, this time of year we’d be out collecting various ghoulish items, pumpkins, garish costumes and the like, but this year is not like other years.
Attention all gift-givers! Are you tired of the same old boring gifts for Mother’s Day? Why not give the gift of creativity and beauty with[…]
In hindsight I guess it shouldn’t have come as a surprise – I’m easily distracted, chronically restless, get bored easily and often watch deadlines whistle[…]
So recently I joined the ranks of the sea swimmers. Ok so it might be a little late in day as the Pandemic is over but as my wife dryly pointed out it’s probably a good time to get a dry robe (‘barely used/never worn’) on Done Deal!
So I’m standing at the till in Sandyford having just spent a small fortune on schoolbooks and uniform, when my wife suggests that whilst we’re nearby, we should drop in to Kashan and have a quick look at the rugs. It all started there….