Spiders for Sofia

Last week I was delighted to see a post from a blog pal who had gone silent for a while. I had missed her posts: usually of teeny weeny creatures – magnificent shots. I had promised her, a long time ago, when we’d had a chat (on her blog or mine, I don’t remember) about one of her spiders, that I’d share my discovery that rain spiders have a “headlamp”. … More Spiders for Sofia

Big bird liver

I have mentioned, often, how much I enjoy autumn. There is, however, a chill in the air, so the menu moves to hearty, warm and warming meals. Sometimes, dishes hark back to our respective childhoods, with the key ingredient one that is now mostly shunned. … More Big bird liver

A trip into town

It’s not often that The Husband and I head into town on a Saturday and even less so with time on our hands. For some reason, this particular Saturday in April, we took it upon ourselves to head into town and to the nursery. Every time we go to the nursery, we pass this unmissable house. … More A trip into town