Happy Valentine’s and a tray of Friands for Friends!

Friands for afternoon tea

Happy Valentine's Day to me. It is hard to put into words what a wonderful early morning I have just had: but let me start by telling you that I have had not 1, but 2 cups of tea .... and both while they were still hot. Now anyone with children will attest to what … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s and a tray of Friands for Friends!

Moving House & Trying to Stay Young

My day moisturisers

Phew, I have done a lot of moving lately and quite frankly I feel in a bit of turmoil: one day I love the new house and the next day I wonder what possessed us to move at all. If I learn anything from all of this, it is that I should be gentle on myself and my family as  … Continue reading Moving House & Trying to Stay Young

My Caribbean Tea Meditation, oh! and Play on a Swing every now and then

    My alarm sounds at 5.45am. The children may or may not have been awake before this time. The sun is just peeking up over the ocean outside my bedroom window. I have tried people's wonderful morning Lists of What To Do. Hey, my morning is so busy (like most other Mum's) that I … Continue reading My Caribbean Tea Meditation, oh! and Play on a Swing every now and then