The Sweet Joy of Abundance

We live in an abundant universe that holds treasure wherever you look.  Take money out of the equation and what do you have left? Here’s my personal top 10 Sweet Joy of Abundance.  What’s yours? 1. The sun rising as it paints the sky red, before toning down to golden […] Read more »

Didn’t we have a lovely day…..

‘Didn’t we have a lovely day, the day we went to Broadstairs’ – OK I’ve tweaked the words a little, but the sentiment is the same as the famous Fiddlers Dram song.  It was Cressida’s 3rd birthday and living at the seaside meant spending the day at the beach hut.  One of […] Read more »

More on getting older

It’s a crying shame.  The way your memory lets you down as you get older. As mentioned before, I’m an avid reader – although on reflection I can now reread old books without remembering the ending.  So I guess that’s a plus! I do crosswords daily, sudoku puzzles and I’ve just […] Read more »

The perfect egg

An Easter story from me to you.  “Good Friday started as normal in Mel’s house with breakfast of toasted hot cross buns fresh from the local bakers.  ‘Doesn’t get much better than this’ thought Mel happily as she licked her fingers.  She idly flicked through the newspaper whilst thinking about the weekend […] Read more »

Finding hope

I’m an avid reader.  It’s how I relax and my book of choice will normally be crime thrillers.  Consequently when I find an author I enjoy I tend to devour their novels in the same way a chocoholic devours chocolate. The up shot of this is that I am always […] Read more »

Chocolate heaven

Heaven is chocolate on tap and that’s exactly what I experienced yesterday at London’s south bank.  There was a mini food fayre going on and lucky for me Paul Wayne Gregory Ltd had a stand.  Yummy, yummy, yummy tasters of his hand made chocolates – bespoke really didn’t come into […] Read more »