The Week That Was

Yes. I know. He looks grumpy. That’s probably because he was. In the last week he has had cataracts removed from both eyes. A week apart. First one was a breeze. Done and dusted in two hours in a walk-in /walk-out  eye clinic. Most of that time was spent resting in a reclining armchair with … More The Week That Was

Salt is not just salt

I’ve written about salt before. You’ll find random facts, types, cleaning, health and beauty, food and drink, fun stuff in this post from 2017. Whilst watching Master Chef (yes, we are MC tragics) I was intrigued when one of the contestants made her own rosemary salt. Having just recently made a herb salt, I decided … More Salt is not just salt

The Lone Bugler

Well known across the world, the strains of the Last Post remind us of the cost of freedom and the courage of men at war. But what exactly is the origin of this haunting music? Truth is, there are many versions – The sound of a lone bugler playing the Last Post has become one … More The Lone Bugler