Category Archives: Bits n’ bobs

Crumpets!

I’ll start with a confession. I normally reach for a packet of Warburton’s if I’m in the mood for a crumpet. The others I’ve tried just seem to be rubbery, insipid, tasteless, joyless blobs. I’m told that you’ll never go back … Continue reading

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Grrrrrrreat marketing ploy!

I’m such a sucker. I don’t even eat Frosties. But just look at that packaging. They have also done versions for Corn Flakes, Coco Pops and Rice Krispies. Ermm… yes, I may have bought them all. It must be hard … Continue reading

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Dressaholic: Novelty Prints (well, actually just a whole lotta cat prints)

Last time, my dress-crush was on frocks with peter pan collars. This time it’s the world of novelty prints. These prints just seem to lift what are incredibly simple shapes and styles into something much more. Here’s one I found … Continue reading

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Pinterest made me do it

Do you use Pinterest? (I was going to say “Do you Pinterest?” but it isn’t a verb and my other half has read ‘Eats Shoots and Leaves’ and would probably kill me). Anyway – I do, but it’s like a … Continue reading

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Scones for my inner old lady

Warning: there are gratuitous shots of scones in this post. Just be aware. Somedays I need to channel my inner old lady and bake scones. Then, in keeping with the scone-situation, I drink my tea from a cup and saucer. … Continue reading

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