Hayfever, high heels and holidays (24.2021)

It's been a mixed week this week. Hayfever - is it normal to still be getting hayfever in June? I spent several days this week doing comedy AH-CHOO! sneezes and trying to scratch my itchy eyes out of my head. What is in flower now that could be causing this? I remember being at the… Continue reading Hayfever, high heels and holidays (24.2021)

Shiny shiny (20.2021)

Spray / paint: One memorable happening I forgot to mention last week was that we had to repaint the kitchen ceiling because one of my fermenting experiments sprayed what looked like zombie brains across the ceiling and all over the kitchen. My lesson from this is was: when fermenting with a ginger bug to be… Continue reading Shiny shiny (20.2021)

Four twenties ten (19.2021)

Anyone who has ever learned a foreign language will find certain aspects of the learned language amusing. Perhaps it's the concept of gender applied to inanimate objects - why is a table feminine? But one of the weirdest things I've seen is that the French words for 70, 80 and 90 are sixty-ten, four-twenties and… Continue reading Four twenties ten (19.2021)

Hell in a tall hat (18.2021)

Any week I don't get my post out an a Sunday I feel disappointed in myself. Especially when I didn't spend Sunday engaged in anything else more important - unless jigsaw making and gardening and reading count as more important? Actually gardening felt quite important as the spring weeds have also sprung and are growing… Continue reading Hell in a tall hat (18.2021)

Long week, long weekend (17.2021)

I am starting Couch to 5K from the beginning again and I am surprised how difficult it is to run for only 60 seconds with 90 seconds of break in between I’m several days behind on my writing plan this week. Have I set myself too ambitious a target? Should I reduce my target to… Continue reading Long week, long weekend (17.2021)