2020, Diary

Lockdown day 41: the garden

Welcome to amateur garden hour. This is a one-stop shop (vom) for anyone who doesn’t know what the fuck they’re doing and doesn’t mind getting their hands dirty as long as there are no spiders involved. Do I have a…

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2020, Diary

Lockdown day 01

And so it begins – enforced segregation. I’m luckier than most, in that I have a job I can do from home. But the thought of spending every day in the house, cut off from family and friends, is filling…

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2020, Travel

Norway: Tromsø

That’s right, it’s travelling time! For R’s birthday I decided to book us a holiday to Tromso, a lovely little city in Norway that sits inside the arctic circle and has an average January temperature of -3.5 degrees. The sun…

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2020, Diary

New year’s resolutions 2020

2019 sure was a busy year. R had surgery, I got a new job, we bought a house and started making improvements, R started his driving lessons and Errol has thrown up … ooooh, probably about 50 or 60 times….

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2019, Diary

We bought a house!

Back in April I wrote that I was working on something important, but didn’t reveal exactly what it was. But now I can reveal that instead of one bit of good news, we have 2! The first is that I…

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