I usually like doing things in my own way. However, even I must admit that sometimes ‘normal’ is normal for a reason. In this case, there are probably better ways to open yoghurt pots…
My sister is always adopting animals. This time she must have decided it was my turn. She left a small animal with my parents for me to collect and look after. Unfortunately I don’t know quite what it is. I thought it was a baby puffin, my parents said it looked more like a penguin […]
Nothing like a brand new book or two to cheer one up, even if they are ‘only’ school books. This pile of brand new school books arrived today. I received them in exchange for a small fortune.. They contain – I hope – the knowledge I need to pass the next lot of exams AND […]
Hello people 🙂 I hope all your Christmases were fantastic, and wish you a brilliant last night of 2016, whatever you choose to do with it. I’ve just got back to Berlin and am already at the second ‘party’ of the evening so I’m going to put my phone away and be marginally sociable… I’ll […]
I don’t remember the last time I waited until this close to Christmas to start making mince pies… Last night, a friend came over. She’s German and had never even heard of mince pies, let alone thought about making one. That obviously had to be rectified. Here’s the process of rectification: 🙂 🙂 🙂 I […]
The sun was actually way off to the right 🙂
DB says we can’t have a cat. He didn’t say anything about catfish. I now have 18 – and counting 🙂 *** On the grounds that I am liable to become boring for most readers who don’t like fish, I’m going to put future posts about fish onto their own site. Here are some pictures […]
This doesn’t look like much, until you realise that the plate is about 40 cm long…… Three layers of thick chocolate cream, and a cheesecake-style base. Plus chocolate ice cream and a strawberry. And the most strawberryesque sauce ever. I have never been so full!
Decorations – not just for Christmas! This is the wall on your right as you come into the workshop: These are on the wall on your left: All of these Glass Things were hidden in the workshop, gathering dust. As part of our Christmas cleaning marathon, we decided to put them on display instead.