Madeira Cake Recipe

I love a good loaf cake and a simple Madeira Sponge always goes down a treat. It’s a great bake to have as part of an afternoon tea spread, if a friend is coming round for a cup of tea or to take to a school bake sale. The lemon in the mix keeps the Madeira Cake moist and gives a very slight lemon flavour but this really isn’t a…

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Living Arrows – 24/52 {2019}

Welcome back to another week of Living Arrows – and thanks to everyone who linked up last week. I love this project and it’s so nice getting to know the families that participate in Living Arrows each week and this year it looks like a really lovely mix of old and new faces.  If you haven’t joined in with Living Arrows before it’s is about celebrating childhood. The project originally…

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Tongue Rolling {The Ordinary Moments}

Welcome back to another week of the Ordinary Moments. If you haven’t joined in before this is a weekly linky that launches every Sunday morning and is open until midnight on the following Saturday. It’s a linky that celebrates any ordinary moments in your life – or the not so ordinary some weeks too. Basically – anything goes. I’ll be sharing and commenting on the posts that are linked up during the…

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Siblings {June 2019}

I seem to say this every month at the moment but oh what a month these two have had. It has been one incredibly full month but one where they have been on so many adventures together. The month started when I was away at the Flea Retreat so they had a weekend with their Daddy where they went to London to see Matilda at the theatre and had a…

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Babbacombe Cliff Railway and Oddicombe Beach

When we spent a weekend in Devon we visited Babbacombe Model Village for a morning and then decided to spend the rest of the day on the beach. But, wandering towards the coast we found the Babbacombe Cliff Railway and just had to get on it for a little trip to the sea front. The Babbacombe Cliff Railway has been in operation for over 90 years and is still going…

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – Apollo Theatre, London Review

A few weeks ago Lauren and I went to a press night of Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre in London to welcome the new stars of the show Faye Tozer from Steps and Bianca Del Rio from Rupaul’s Drag Race. Before the show I didn’t know much about it, just that it had won awards and that everyone who had seen it raved about it. I couldn’t…

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What Does a Summer Body Mean to You?

For years the media have drummed into us the need for a summer body. Adverts on the TV, in newspapers, in shops and more recently online have all urged us to get bikini ready and to make sure we have the best summer body to get ready for the season of sunshine and beach holidays. I have always had hang ups with my body and didn’t wear shorts in the…

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