5 happy happenings #2

1. Afternoon tea at Six at the Baltic with Mr Mouse. 2. A super busy and frustrating time at work coming a (relatively) satisfying end. 3. Baking the best cake I’ve ever caked (double chocolate banana bread with rum-soaked dates and pecans, adapted from this joyous recipe). 4. Finally feeling as if I’ve shaken the […]

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5 happy happenings #1

Inspired by many other bloggers, I’ve going to try and post 5 things that have made me happy each week. At the beginning of the year I decided to try to be less negative and part of this is noticing the little things that make the day brighter, even when everything else is stressful. I’ll do […]

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Introducing Marple the cat

This is Marple, the newest and furriest member of our family. Named after one of my favourite literary characters, she’s 4 years old, rather pretty, and alternately very grumpy and very purry. She’s only been with us for a week so far so she isn’t allowed outside yet but judging by the intensity with which […]

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