Swaffham Prior On Friday Stella & I visited the Cambridgeshire village of Swaffham Prior to do some geocaching. The cache we were looking for was located in a somewhat unusual location, a churchyard that was home to not one but two churches. St Mary’s St Cyriac & St Julitte The churchyard is kept in very […]
June 18th A few notable birthdays today. Not only the original domestic goddess Delia Smith, but also the singer Alison Moyet and Sir Paul McCartney which means I get to pick a couple of great music videos to share with you today!
Digital Photography School Challenge. This clock and gargoyles occupy the tower of the Church of St Cyriac & St Julitta in Swaffham Prior. I took several photos as Stella & I were geocaching here too but I think I’ll save them for Sunday Sermon as it’s a very interesting churchyard 🙂
30 week song challenge 5. Favourite slow song I’ve yet to hear a bad version of the song I’ve chosen this week. Even by X-Factor contestants! A lot of people have covered this song and a lot of people see it as a love song. For me it’s spiritual 🙂 A friend went to see […]
Vets. The other day on Twitter somebody retweeted this blog link from @MelzPetPals about her brother’s bad experience with his dog at the vets. I have been so lucky over the years with Stella. Some of you will know that she is a very un-Labrador-like Labrador and, when I gave her a home at 10 months old, […]
Baking Part 2. My latest baking experiment was Cheese Scones. I found a recipe on the BBC’s Good Food site and once again adapted it for my various food intolerances. Swapping flour for Dove Farm’s version, butter for Vitalite and the milk was made from rice. This time I used goats’ cheese as that was what […]
As mentioned last week, my trips to Venice played a big part in my fascination with Carnival masks. I like masks of all descriptions but the Venetians have a knack for the elaborate & extravagant and therefore the collection I started is of those. These are the first 2 items I bought there. The hand-held […]