Keeping warm

Hello The weather has suddenly turned colder here, the gritters are already out seeing to the roads and it's time to get the soup going again. I started last week, well not that I ever stop really, the first was made with squash. One of each colour bought from Aldi for 39p each, not big …

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The Mix this Week

Hello There were rather a lot of jobs to do in the garden, things seem to have built up suddenly.  Quite a bit of weeding was needed and it needed tidying around what was the base of a tree we had chopped down.  When the soil had been turned, a little friend appeared. This lovely …

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Weekend at Gawthorpe Hall

Hello The weather turned out a little better at the weekend, it warmed up a bit so we were able to make a visit to the National Trust, namely Gawthorpe Hall in Lancashire. The famous author Charlotte Bronte stayed here twice, first in 1850 and then again in 1855, shortly before she died. Charlotte wrote …

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