Category Archives: Whimsy

Lying Earworm

Dear Earworm, Not only is your current obsession not a song; it’s also factually incorrect. There IS such a thing as a Gruffalo. So cease and desist immediately. That is all Sarah

Sep 23

A busy boat week.

Pictures have winged their way to us since the last post. At a rate of knots too fast to keep up, came news of a delivery date. This, of course necessitated a trip to the marina to pick up the mail, see Martin – the mooring man, and check out the garden. As we arrived […]

Holiday: 38-41

It has been a busy last few days, meeting up with friends and Step Daughter in London (at the Sherlock Holmes); then into Southend to visit old haunts. We are now back where the term ended and the holiday began: the Travelodge at Bishops Stortford. All in all, I think this is the best summer […]

Holiday: 37

Bit of a strange day today; a bitza day. Dropped some things on the store; had lunch in Chelmsford; visited sister and brother outlaw. Wasn’t sure what to post. On our walk tonight, I saw this unusual little plant. I shall play with the Instagram filters and see what happens, but I feel its original […]

Holiday: 33

Mother is delighted with her knives. Not that she’s been able to use them. OH has commandeered the kitchen for the duration of our stay. Still she likes them.. though who in their right mind pays THAT much for knives… You can tell the return to school is soon. I’ve had to buy new shoes […]

Holiday: 32

Yesterday proved to be a day of laughs as OH and I caught up with old friends, explored the maritime museum in Porthmadog, and had a decent lunch in one of our favourite cafes. It was also a chance for Lankey to meet Llechi in the cloth. After seeing them off on the steam train, […]

Holiday: 31

Let me start by saying Porthmadog is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Currently awaiting the arrival of friends, this is the view from the window of the lovely spooners cafe. No idea where today’s adventure will take us. It will certainly involve laughter and with luck it may involve trains