The harvest…

So what did well in your gardens this year folks, apart from the roses!! What are you harvesting lots of and wishing you had more of ?. If you want a job with fairly flexible hours, with no two days the same, where you can work out-side or shelter from…

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Trip to Galway

  Forgot how nice Galway was. On a recent visit on a certain young man’s 9th Birthday to see some art at the wonderful Festival of Art, we were absorbed into a buzzing, colourful, happy city, to while away a couple of hours. It was a warm sunny day in…

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Growing the groceries…

  This year has been a bit hit and miss in the garden. The late spring not making the gardeners life any easier, at one’s busiest time. Stuff was late going into trays, and later coming out of them…..some abandoned altogether, better luck next year hey! Anyway some stuff that…

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Spiced Beetroot Hummus

Stolen from Felicity Cloake’s Sustainable recipes in the weekend’s Guardian. Recipe from Jess Baum, Bristol. http://themotherinlawskitchen.com/ Thank you.   Man do I like chickpeas and new beetroot, so when I happened upon this recipe using both together, I had to have a go…….   Here is the proof, my attempt…

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Salad always……..

Salad for-ever. Some of the beauties I have been knocking up lately…..Salad for breakfast, lunch and supper, I love that word supper. Salad in the car, on the beach, yes the weather is glorious and it’s salad making season. I could never tire of it, especially when it’s only a…

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