Back To School/Happy September

Whether in education or working full-time I always feel that September is the start of a new year. I imagine this probably has more to…

Everyone Loves A Giraffe, Right?

Got an old blanket lying around doing nothing? Then why not turn it into a giant Giraffe? That’s what Pepper did with. Check this out…

Personal Commandments – Happiness Project

I heard about The Happiness Project a few weeks ago courtesy of the Owl and Peacock blog. It is a book, project, website and community…

Daddio’s Thai Garlic Prawns

This is a recipe my Dad adapted from various sources in the hope of recreating a family favourite dish from the Jitlada Thai Restaurant in…

Thank You

Today I am feeling grateful. I am grateful for all the support I receive from the blogging world; followers and friends. I am grateful for…

Design Finds – Trainspotters

Monumental Art Deco Hall Stands Reproduction Railway Luggage Racks 1920’s Steel and Bronze Desk 1920’s Giant Copper Station Clock  Communist Era Czech Clocks 1960s Canteen…

Fantasy Online Shopping – Pt 1

Always a welcome distraction from the lengthy to-do list I have permanently bulging at my side, online shopping is also a fantastic source of inspiration.…

Magic – A Belly Grows

This video share is dedicated to my friend Emma who gave birth to a beautiful little girl a few weeks ago. I think she’ll love…

Som Tam – Thai Papaya Salad

Closely following the cornerstones of Thai cookery (Spicy, Sweet, Sour and Salty) I made some delicious Som Tam as part of my Thai feast for…

Change is Afoot…

I have been all over the place for the past couple of weeks which is why I have not blogged as much as usual. I…