In time for Christmas – Chapter One


I’ve always thought our garden a lovely affair. It’s satisfyingly wild, has more than its fair share of brambles, annoys the neighbours to head popping proportions, produces random harvests of edible fare with little human intervention. This includes such delicious things as red flesh apples, pears, chives, fairy strawberries, the very occasional courgette & of …

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Happy New Year!


Well that's it, 2015 is almost over, 2016 beckons... Apparently this last year has been one of warmest on record, December certainly has been very warm, one small hint of my beloved snow & I wasn't even here to see it happen, oh the irony! It's exceptionally windy & tipping down with rain as I …

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Christmas Treacle Market Part 1


  So it's the first Festive Treacle Market on Sunday, how wonderful!! That means 2 chances at getting your mittens on some rather wonderful festive fare, heaps of treasures, cart loads of beautiful pressies, there'll be festive music, a carousel & oh so much more! But to keep your spirits up & your energy levels …

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Pre-Christmas Drinkies


It's exactly one month to Christmas Day. Now I'm not saying I'm panicking exactly, well not outwardly, well not yet anyway, but.... There's definitely visions of sugared plums dancing in my head, whether I'm awake or not, I'm consumed by gingerbread, which to be fair isn't as much of problem as you'd think.  I've accidentally …

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The Year that was a Rollercoaster…


It was about this time last year when I had a moment of literal fluidity, spouting all things New Year-ish, declaring how exciting the prospect of the forthcoming rollercoaster of a year that I envisioned landing on my doormat would be. Turns out it was exactly that, and more bumpy than I could ever have …

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2013 A New RollerCoaster


After having a quick scout across the Internet & such like, there appears to be a definite divide as how peeps are tackling the New Year.  Retrospective ponderings of the year that was or resolutioning the way into the forthcoming chunk of time.  I can't decide where I am in the greater scheme of things, but I …

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Merry Christmas!!!


So after a rather epic Treacle Market yesterday & a flippin Amazing Works Night out with Mojitos (courtesy of Hard Rock Cafe Manchester) & an unfortunate incident involving my hood, myself & the handle of Mr Thomas's Chop Shop's front door....) it be finally Christmas O'Clock & therefore my work here is done! So my lovelies, …

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Christmas Treacle Market Sunday 23rd December 2012


Christmas Menu This is the intended menu for the very last Treacle Market of 2012! Boxes of 4 (£5.00) & 12 (£15.00) will be available & can be ordered ready for collection & payment on Sunday! Fairy Cakes Gluten Free - Wonderfully Moist Chocolate Sponge with voluptuous Vanilla Buttercream - Gluten Free Perfection! Double Chocolate …

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