Tag Archives: Chocolate

Easter

This is the view that greeted me on Easter Sunday: But I’m not going to complain about the weather because I do it all the time – and today, this afternoon in particular, was much more like it 🙂 And … Continue reading

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Busy

I apologise for the lack of a proper post. But I think this picture explains it all: Happy Easter 🙂

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Spring?

It felt like spring a couple of weeks ago. On the weekend of February 16 and 17, it was beautiful sunshine, with real warmth in it… then we had two weeks of winter with a vengeance. It wasn’t just cold, … Continue reading

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Tyred out

When I got on my bike last Tuesday morning, I realised the back tyre was completely flat. Being disorganised, it took me till Friday to put it in the car and take it to a shop near work. They said … Continue reading

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A last hurrah

Well today’s been pleasant. The bitter wind we’ve been blessed with all week, accompanied by icy rain, which got sleetier and sleetier throughout the day – it felt like gravel in your face by this evening – and which made … Continue reading

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And again

In my last 12 Weeks of Christmas Treats post, I said it seemed all to be about pecans and caramel. Well, I thought, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. I came up with the idea of an amazingly delicious … Continue reading

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Back to normal

Well, not quite normal: You’ll have to take my word that it was 32C just before I took that picture; it was beautiful at the weekend when summer made a late but heartfelt appearance. It was also a brief appearance, … Continue reading

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Hail fellow, well met

It was hailing today. It’s 11C, it’s also been alternating between gale-force winds and rain so heavy you can hardly see through it – and apparently, there’s the chance of ground frosts in northern areas tonight. And it’s July. Apparently, … Continue reading

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Pigging out

Happy (belated) Easter! I hope everyone had a lovely (and chocolate-filled) day yesterday and a good bank holiday weekend. The sun that showed its face here on Friday didn’t hang around, which was a shame. But it’s been good anyway. … Continue reading

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A superhuman feat

I think it’s fair to say that on Wednesday night, I achieved a superhuman feat. It was tough, mentally and physically, and I very nearly just – gave up. But in the end, I was triumphant. The human will, it … Continue reading

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