Do the little things

Dear Sam,   Yes, I love my heart from Stitch Buffalo, thank you very much!  I hope you had a happy Valentine's day, too?  It so happens that today is another notable date here, so this time I'm able to wish you a happy St David's Day.     As you know, Wales' patron saint's day…

Taste a little sunshine

Dear Claire,   Happy New Year! We had a lovely winter break and I hope you did too. We were lucky enough to spend some time in the southwest of Florida, also known as the sunshine state - and warm and sunny it was too. Just the tonic, as now we’re back up north with…

Happy Holidays

Dear Sam, Mmm, the roast chestnuts  you were telling me about sound very tempting - I will add them to my Christmas shopping list!  Your post started me thinking about all the delicious aromas that we associate with Christmas and it's also one of the themes of a book I've been reading lately, Nigel Slater's The Christmas…