The wheels on the bus…

Long ago, I attended a gem of a place called school. I realise I’m only out of education three months, but I’m talking about a while back. And whilst most mornings we would (all 6 of us) fit into the back of my childminder’s tiny car (we were who sardines in a tin got their … Continue reading

Did you know you can make marshmallows?

Since about two years ago I’ve been making my own marshmallows. I love them. They melt in your mouth (or your hot chocolate) beautifully. They also make amazing presents, people always seem so shocked that you made them. I brought these into work this week for my lovely co-workers. (On that note, I am finally … Continue reading

Those lazy hazy days of summer..

I’m not a fan of funerals, as things go. But I was at one today that was different from any funeral I’ve ever attended. I won’t say much about it, except to acknowledge that I have never seen quite such a high percentage of the community with a great story to tell about somebody. I’ve … Continue reading

Oh hello there..

How are you? You haven’t seen or heard much of me in the last few months, which is mainly down to the fact I’ve been living with my nose in a mixture of books and pillows, and boy did it pay off for I am finished and graduated- hip hip hooray! Now admittedly I did … Continue reading

Delicious Madeira Cake. Quick and simple.

National school. Where to even start. Class time was class time. We learned of the adventures of Ann and Barry; Ann had quite the penchant for cakes, while Barry preferred to put away a few jars of jam a day. It was relatively boring. Although it perhaps partly explains the obsession with cakes that I … Continue reading