1. Last week I was introduced to the phrase of “hotel toast”: when you let toast go cold before spreading it with butter so the spread sits on top rather than sinking in. Hotel toast is my favourite way to have toast – this morning, I have it with butter and strawberry jam: delicious. 2. [...]
Oh hai: I’m so sleepy: So very sleepy: No, wakey wide awake!: No, very, very sleepy.
Lily-dog does not like having her photo taken. In the year and a bit she’s been living with us, we’ve taken maybe half a dozen pictures of her that aren’t paparazzo shots of her bum in retreat.
1. A scratch-scratch-scratch. I open the door and a little boy & two little girls are waiting together to be admitted into the room of cosy-warm. 2. In previous days, I may have been sad that the pie tin was too big for the cats but instead I get to be happy that it’s perfectly [...]
1. The last flashes of summer – a slowly ripening chilli, a sweet pea flower curving up to the light, the scent of the brushed basil in the porch. 2. I wish I had a tail to wag too, then we could run around in wagging unison when he comes home from the office. Instead, [...]