Advent

‘Tis the season to be jolly. To be honest we don’t go particularly overboard. If I reframe Christmas dinner in my head as a fancy roast it doesn’t cause much stress. Hot Stuff has already made a Christmas pudding. He’d…

Wilja

In these days where ugly vegetables are gaining respectability let me put in a word for the Wilja. This variety of potato is another one of the items that we buy in bulk from the farm gate in rural Somerset.…

One a Month

What a lovely image I found today on Pixabay. Thanks to Herman the chap who uploaded it. Just in case you haven’t discovered it the website is a great source of free images. If you hunt around a bit you…

Circles

Today I’ll share something that I learnt years ago. It’s been oh so helpful from a sanity preserving perspective. A bit of research indicated that the concept of circles of influence and concern originates from Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of…