I’m fed up with all this citrus.

Where do we get the phrase “when life gives you lemons…”? It seems a little unfair to the yellow citrus if you ask me. Sure, they’re sharp and sour, but that makes them perfect for all sorts of delicious things, like lemon drizzle cake, spritzing up a dull sauce or salad that needs a liftContinue reading “I’m fed up with all this citrus.”

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

The wine is mulling, Muppet’s Christmas Carol is on in ten minutes and the cats are flaked out on the quilts dreaming of Santa Paws and what he might bring them. The run up to this festive season has been a blur and a whirlwind. But we’re here, it’s calm and it’s just the fourContinue reading “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.”

Questa settimana / This week

It’s been quite the week. Work and play and plenty of both. Here’s a round up of what’s been going on: We celebrated our anniversary. Twice. First with champagne afternoon tea and a wander around one of our favourite rose gardens.. . …then with a trip along the river in the tall ship Loth Lorien.Continue reading “Questa settimana / This week”