Category Archives: Family Life

Nov 09

Annual Wash your Toy Dog Day – Day 2

It’s a long process – drip drying.  

Nov 08

Annual wash your Cuddly Toy Dog Day

In our house, it’s annual wash your cuddly toy dog day. The toy dog in question is Lankey. He’s 45. Some would say we should let it be. He’s made of fabric; his ears need changing. And despite a restuffing earlier in the year, another one is required – post haste. This is why he […]

Aug 17

Woodham Mortimer: an awful lot of history

If you are traveling along the A414 to Malden you will go through Woodham Mortimer and you will pass this view. Blink – of course – and you will miss it. On the left of the road there is a church and a house with a blue plaque. To the right there is  what appears […]

Apr 18

The New kitchen – purchase 1

In January OH knocked through from the kitchen into the dining room, put a wall up and created me a study/writing room/place to be pretentious 🙂 The aim is to turn the old kitchen into a dining room, and create a new kitchen out of the spare space. So yesterday we went to Norwich to […]

Apr 12

Help wanted

Originally posted on The Secret of Aldwych Strand:
Just a short post. I would consider it a great honour if you could pop over and have a look at this site for me  sarahesmith.info and give some feedback before it goes really live 🙂 ? cheers ?

Apr 09

A journey round wordpress

Today I’m on Canvey,  a brief stop before heading off to Blenheim to photograph a bookshelf. You never know, there might be an ostentatious book reading while I’m there – just for fun you understand. Anyway while I wait for OH, I have trawled my favourite sites; caught up and commented -as you do. And […]

The Study Has Landed

A bit more decorating needed, but it’s definitely a study. Unfortunately, I don’t know what excuse I can use now – either for the lack of writing or for not using the running machine 🙂