Chapter Seven

And Lo, it is June So much for writing more, worst plan ever - instant writers block! It's not like there's nowt going, there's plenty & it's now June. The actual month of June. The month of Midsummer, mystical mayhem & Magic. The warmth of long summer days, of even longer summer twilights & the …

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Chapter Six

Lockdown Hockey Cokey Had a chat with my Editor, she's a very important person, has many roles not just editorial. Sisterling, chief Giant Scone Maker, Head of Drama, The Aunt, & many more. I suggested a hat to denote her job title of Editor, I was thinking along the lines of the Editor character in …

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Chapter Four

HIBERNATION So, this would be my fifth attempt at writing Chapter Four which let's face it is a pretty poor show. I've let you down, I've let myself down, I've probably let a whole bunch of other things down. It's all rubbish, it was all going so well wasn't it, words written with such vigour …

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Chapter Two

September Chapter Two then. No pressure, I mean what do I actually write about, what do I actually show you now I've declared all that Chapter One to the world, hopefully excluding the neighbours, I mean that could be awkward. September is marching on, it's mostly wet, it's mostly warm, it's mostly heading in a …

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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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Bake me something with Apples

My story starts with apples & some very unexpected pears. I have in my garden a somewhat misshapen apple tree, variety unknown. Possibly, maybe Pink Sparkle? The apples it produces are very special, they have pink & red speckled flesh & every year, as Autumn approaches I get excessively excited at the prospect of their …

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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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