The tree surgeon was here the other day cutting down a few trees near the house, as well as a large overgrown conifer – where he found a pigeons nest. So he moved it very carefully to another large bush in garden. Unfortunately not as high as last home. Anyhow once the hedge was cut … More Poor squabs- (pigeons babies)
Over the last few weeks I have been organising a renewal passport for Josh. Practising sign inside the box. Then he was taken for the photos. Which I thought looked great. I filled in the form. Julian also needed replacement passport Took them to the post office together for checking. So stood in the post … More Trip to post office
So we are emptying the dishwasher, together, when Josh announces ‘Can you shear a sheep with a carrot peeler’? or in fact he may have said ‘ you can shear a sheep with a carrot peeler’. I am not sure now. Julian replied by saying’ not many people hear that question’! And I said ‘ … More “Shear a sheep with a carrot peeler”
I’ve known Jude & Graham, Sandra & Martin over 35 years- and was a real treat getting together, last weekend they made the effort & stayed in a hotel close by to our home so we could all have a scrumptious meal. Last year was a bit of a hoot ( in a Basil Fawlty … More Thanks for the great night
2 garlic cloves- smashed & cut up2 Tablespoon olive oil Packet Tomatoes ( more the merrier)- tinned if prefer 2 aubergines- cut into about 1 cm strips length ways freshly grated Parmesan 65 g or mix with some mozzarella torn basil leaves 2 eggs beaten few tablespoons tomato puree DOUBLE THE QUANTITIES IF YOU ARE … More Aubergine, tomato, & Parmesan bake- (or as Josh & I like to call it Aubergine Pie)
I imagine it’s rather annoying- my childlike humour. But I feel April Fools day is there for a reason- to annoy others. But this year I didn’t use the old ruse about there being sheep in the garden. I knew it wouldn’t work after all these years. All I could drum up- with a little … More This Aprils fool day I didn’t tell Julian ‘there were sheep in the garden’.