Better late than never

On Wednesday I was nominated for a challenge, but somehow I managed to completely miss it until today – apologies again Old Mamasan but wishing you a very happy if somewhat belated 44th Birthday. Wasn’t 1972 a great year Olive!

Colin's mumThe great challenge Olive has given me is The Quote Challenge. I love this challenge did it last year and just as excited this year to be challenged again. In fact I feel as excited as my grandma clearly did one Christmas.

You never quite know where The Quote Challenge will take you. For the reader a chance to meet new bloggers and to read a quote they may not have come across before. For those taking up the challenge it’s a chance to reflect and to share a little bit about themselves through the quote they select. Today my reflection was mostly about time and this brought me to this anonymous quote.  Continue reading

3 Quotes Challenge – Day 3

DSCN9167We are here already, and what comes to mind today is cooking today I have so many cookbooks but one of my favourites is a one my mother uses – A Good Housekeeping – Cookery Compendium. I love it so much I got a copy too. It is my ‘big black book’ and I referred to it throughout my childhood when I wanted to bake a cake, and when I had my own home I found it invaluable for pastry making and roasts! Continue reading