A bear, however hard he tries
Grows tubby without exercise
Our Teddy Bear is short and fat.
Which is not to be wondered at.
But do you think it worries him
To know that he is far from slim?
No, just the other way about-
He’s proud of being short and stout
the last verse of Teddy Bear from Very Young Verses, A.A.Milne
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!
The 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
We 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