Saturday …on this day

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!

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Foto Friday: Architecture

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 🙂

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Top Of The Pops: Song Challenge Week 5

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 […]

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Woof Wednesday: Dogs & Vets

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, […]

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Wheat & Dairy Free Cheese Scones

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 […]

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Monday Memories: Venetian masks

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 […]

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Sunday Sermon: Shopping

Shopping   As a Christian I think I’m supposed to be anti shopping on a Sunday. However, though I am pretty old-fashioned about a lot of things, & think it would be lovely if we went back to a time when people weren’t greed & convenience driven, I’m realistic enough to know that sometimes it’s […]

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