Archive for July, 2009

Still raining…

July 8th, 2009 | Other | 2 Comments

so, no picnic rug pictures today either. Instead I have a recent late night Etsy purchase to show you: this wonderfully atmospheric oil painting by Irish artist Edyta Fleszar. I loved the way she captured the sunset glowing on the roof of the barn.  My photo doesn’t do it justice. It really is delightful.   […]

Sweet or sour?

July 6th, 2009 | Family, Food | 9 Comments

The boys have been playing a game at school which I’ve never heard of before: You go up to someone and wave. If they wave back they’re sweet and if they don’t you shout ‘sour’ at them and run off laughing. Which makes me sweet because I always, always wave at children whenever they wave at […]


July 2nd, 2009 | Food | 7 Comments

It’s hot here and we are thirsty all the time. But, we’re fed up of plain water, juice is too sticky and I’m refusing to buy fizzy drinks. The solution? A big jug of homemade Still Ginger Lemonade to keep in the fridge. I like it neat over ice (but it is very sharp), the boys dilute theirs with sparkling […]