This is probably the recipe I bake more than anything else. It’s not fancy, but it is delicious and contains no tea. I had my camera ready to take a picture when it came out of the oven. My battery was flat though and by the time it was charged and ready to use this […]

Petticoat mark 2

Remember this?, well it was time for another go. We have another wedding and another dress which needs poofing. This time I made it up as I went along and thankfully it turned out great. I used tulle I bought from Etsy. I specifically searched for soft tulle so it would be scratchy. Scratchy tulle […]


So in an attempt to raise learned and cultured offspring we visited the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art this week. A transparent attempt to counterbalance the hours of Cbeebies consumed and also because the sparse, clean feel of galleries makes me feel like I’ve spring cleaned my head. Unfortunately this bright spark didn’t bother […]

Baked Apple Cider Donut Holes

Oh Geez. If only I could explain to you how good these smell there would be nothing could stop you getting up right now and baking a batch. They smell like Heaven. I’m quite sure this is exactly what Heaven smells like. I’m guilty of browsing recipes on the internet and then never actually following […]

The Tinternet

When Greig went to uni in 1997 every evening, when I got home from school the first thing I did was fire up my Dad’s dial-up modem so I could check if I had an email from him. I could start it then go away make my tea have a bath and do my homework […]