Latest posts by Clarington


Posted: 25/05/2015 at 09:01

Morning all.

Hoping for a day in the garden today - family insisted on bringing plants for the garden despite knowing (because I kept saying it very clearly and loudly for the past six months) we don't want plants or anything until the groundwork is done and I'm only interested in useful plants: herbs etc. I really don't share their tastes and don't have anywhere to put them! 

I know they mean well but I wish they'd listen! It's such an obligation to have these damned things thriving in the garden for when they visit next even though it is clear to see where my interests lay. Hopefully mother will visit next as she at least really likes geraniums and so can rehome those. I'm not sure how many we can claim the dog has trampled...

Oh well. It's almost 09:00 and no one has called to let us know we poisoned them with the impromptu bbq so that's a good start! 

OL don't work too hard!


Posted: 24/05/2015 at 08:34

Morning all. Need to blitz the house before visitors arrive and do we are sans cake I repeat THERE IS NO CAKE!  

It's my birthday

Posted: 24/05/2015 at 08:28

Happy birthday Pdoc!

It's my birthday

Posted: 24/05/2015 at 08:27

Thanks all! And an extra big thanks to Bizzy for pointing me in the right direction. Its been a cake free zone here so all delights are much appreciated! 


Posted: 23/05/2015 at 22:25

Happy birthday to me

Happy birthday to me

All cakes are calorie freeeee

Happy birthday to me


Posted: 22/05/2015 at 07:55

Chicky your husband sounds awesome. My parents wouldn't have been able to tell you what exam I had when much less have considered waving me off with breakfast! I'm not entirely sure they were even aware of what studying. 

Last day at work before guess who gets a FULL weekend off! 


Posted: 21/05/2015 at 20:46

Rhubarb crumble on the go in the oven: found a lovely little tip of adding a few tablespoons of port when simmering the rhubarb and sugar. Seems to bring out the taste somewhat. I've no idea what kind of rhubarb we have growing in the garden: very tastey though!


Posted: 21/05/2015 at 07:27

Have a good day everyone! 

Young gardeners and neighbours

Posted: 20/05/2015 at 21:46

I'm not even into my 30s and have never had comment passed about my gardening aside from "you can do ours when you're finished".


Posted: 20/05/2015 at 16:35

Lucky you Dove!!

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