Thursday, 27 November 2008
Tuesday, 25 November 2008
I made this today - chocolate sponge filled with jam and fresh cream.
Monday, 24 November 2008
Sunday, 23 November 2008
Today the sun is shining and the Jasmine growing outside our front door is glowing. Such a welcome burst of cheer at this time of the year and the ideal spot to drape the fairy lights in a few weeks time.
Saturday, 22 November 2008
Thursday, 20 November 2008
Wednesday, 19 November 2008
Monday, 17 November 2008
Sunday, 16 November 2008
Thursday, 13 November 2008
Tuesday, 11 November 2008
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.
Take up your quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep,
Though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.
By John McCrae, May 1915.
90 years - 1918 - 2008
Posted by The Nostalgia Fairy at 22:56
Monday, 10 November 2008
Sunday, 9 November 2008
Saturday, 8 November 2008
Thursday, 6 November 2008
Meet Thomas, a pint sized bundle of fluffiness. He belongs to my future daughter-in-law and he is such a little cutie. He came on a visit yesterday evening and the instant his lead was removed proceeded to zoom around our living room without his paws ever coming into contact with the floor. His preferred route was along the backs of chairs, the sofa and occasional table. Had the curtains not been closed I was reliably informed that he would have been in the windowsill too, seeing off all would-be trespassers, not to mention innocent passers-by. He sped around in a blur of fur with barely a pause, eventually stopping and launching himself into mid-air and landing effortlessly onto the carpet. After extensive surveillance of his surroundings, negotiating the stairs and peering interestedly into the bedrooms he finally came to a tired stop.