Monthly Archives: September 2011

Eat The Rainbow

I hardly slept at all last night.  In the late evening we realised the pump that is activated whenever we run water to increase the pressure, was running constantly.  That usually means someone has left a tap on.  We couldn’t … Continue reading

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My Local

My local area is fabulous.  The landscape is beautiful, the towns and villages are picturesque and we are surrounded by farms and small holdings which are rearing animals and growing food.  Kent is known as the ‘Garden of England’ and … Continue reading

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I have found what I have been looking for during the past few days.  I have really struggled to eat healthily and have felt a bit dissatisfied between meals and been too pre-occupied with food.  This morning I decided to … Continue reading

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Blue and orange

What a relief to wake up to sunshine and blue skies.  And not too much wind.  Always a consideration on a Tuesday as Tuesday is tennis day. I bought some cheap strawberries yesterday which were only fit for blending so … Continue reading

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A Blustery Bobotie Day

What a splendidly blustery day.  Well, not totally splendid as the wind makes me nervous of all the trees round here and so we didn’t go for the planned walk to collect sloes 😦 Porridge for breakfast.  I am determined … Continue reading

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Columbia Road

Today was delightful, fun and interesting, in the main.  But ended as a diet disaster 😦 Why? We were up reasonably early and out quickly so we could visit Columbia Road flower market.  I had never been before so was … Continue reading

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Too Tired

Too Tired to write much today.  My friends last night generously plied me with gallons of Rioja which I guzzled in my customary piggy style.  So I feel very tired today. Strawberry, frozen banana, Tahini and soya milk smoothie for … Continue reading

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Smoky Mountain Memories

I had a truly splendid birthday yesterday.  I am very lucky.  I spent a happy morning pottering about Rye with Lara and then we had a wonderful and fun lunch at Chapel Down in Tenterden.  In the evening I went … Continue reading

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Granola Goddess

When I woke up today, I was not planning to make Granola for the first time.  My objective today was to get all Harvey’s uniform and kit labelled and ready for school tomorrow. I wanted a quick breakfast but we … Continue reading

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Deal or no Deal?

Today did not go as planned.  I was supposed to be playing tennis and then meeting Judy and some other people for a long walk and a picnic.  Thanks to the rain, that was all cancelled.  Humph! Blueberry Porridge; 50 … Continue reading

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