• Family

    Cheesy leeks on toast

    ‘Cheesy leeks on toast?! What on earth are you thinking woman?!’ I hear you say. No I know, sounds weird but actually it’s very tasty and one of my favourite lunches now. The…

  • Family

    That time in Australia; the keys.

    Once, not long after we had moved to Australia, David asked for a lift to the train station as he was running late that morning. It was early morning and neither Ruari or…

  • Family,  Food

    Shepherd’s Pie Revisited

    I have never been mad keen on Shepherd’s Pie, having always found it grey and tasteless, with wormy, rubbery mince. I hadn’t made it or eaten it for a good while until we…

  • Family

    David Hameron

    We are milling about Padstow on Sunday lunchtime and stop to browse in the window of Abbey Bears, I turn to David to point something out but then my eye is caught by…

  • Family

    Stompa

    For those of you who know me well, you will know that my children do not go to bed. I don’t mean that I don’t put them to bed, I do, they go…

  • Family

    The TierNatty Method

    As per my previous post, I have been culling, culling, CULLING: LIKE DEFRA ON SPEED. But instead of badgers, it’s PLASTIC CRAP and instead of speed it’s quite a lot of coffee. I…

  • Family,  Life

    January 1st

    I woke up in quite a good mood and felt positive about the forthcoming year but my mood quickly soured when I came down to see the boys noses pressed to their tablets,…