Freshly Ground

Somewhere along the line since getting the Aeropress we have become coffee wankers. I think that I mentioned that it could be cheaper to grind our own beans. Every little helps after all. Two days later this contraption arrived in…

My Best

Here’s one I did earlier, in January 2021 to be precise. Drawing is not really my forte but I was rather pleased with these little dancers. They seemed to have grace and interesting energy. Even though I think that sketching…

Ellie’s Treasures

My son Louis tried to warn me off Twitter when I re-engaged with it last year. ‘It’s full of toxic people’ he told me. I’m glad to say that this has not been my experience at all. I love how…

Winter Swimming

We went to Cornwall at the weekend, staying with a bunch of friends in the Youth Hostel at St Just right down near Land’s End. It’s a regular January event notwithstanding global pandemics. You can hire whole places for a…

Fish Pie

I’m going to get all boasty now and say that I am famous around these parts for my fish pie. Well I am among my friends anyway and there’s also a local chef who’d like my recipe. It’s one of…