Monthly Archives: August 2011

Passing the buck(wheat)

I read somewhere today that this has officially been the coolest summer for nearly 30 years. “No sh*t, Sherlock”, thought I as I made myself put on another jumper, man up and resist the temptation to put the heating on. … Continue reading

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Full steam ahead

Where did the weekend go?! Bearing in mind it was a long one, it went pretty quick… I’m not quite sure how 🙂 It’s been a bit weird on the weather front – we got drenched yesterday out riding, then … Continue reading

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What’s orange and sounds like a parrot?

Give up? A carrot 🙂 Sorry, my sense of humour is, er, interesting. I blame my dad. Anyway. I’ve been a day ahead of myself so that irritating-beyond-belief Rebecca Black song has been going round and round my head since … Continue reading

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Summer loving

As anyone who read this blog between November and February might have gathered, I’m not the biggest fan of winter. It’s not like I ever said anything specific, of course, but there might have been a general tone to comments… … Continue reading

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Back on track

I feel like I should really change the name of this blog. All I’ve been posting about lately is cake and cookies… and they’re not considered traditional essentials for an equine diet 🙂 To get back on track, something that … Continue reading

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Appley ever after

I didn’t mean to be quite this much of a tease! Tuesday was long even by deadline day standards and then, unusually, Wednesday was a 12-hour work day. Nice. But unlike some, at least I wasn’t in the office all … Continue reading

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Such a tease…

In the words of Rolf Harris… Can you guess what it is yet?! Hee hee 🙂

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Reviewing the situation

I’ve been meaning to post a review for AGES… I got sent some Rice Dream on June 4 and was asked very nicely to share my thoughts on it… and I never got round to it. Oops. But as I … Continue reading

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Baking bonanza

It was great to see the lovely messages on yesterday’s post about the riots. It was also brilliant to see again in the paper today just how many people have been turning out – hundreds and thousands of them – … Continue reading

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Disgusted

Like many other people, I spent last night glued to the television, watching in horror as rioting spread across London and elsewhere in the country. The horrific scenes have been plastered across every newspaper since. Armed thugs, wantonly setting cars, … Continue reading

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