home decor

Loaf Sofas

I’ve recently purchased a new sofa and I have to admit that it wasn’t my first choice but needs must.  Our old sofa was almost 18 yrs old. It was worn and faded and one end of it dipped about…

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Baking

Scrummy Apple Cake

  What do to when you’re given more apples than you’ve seen in your entire life?  OK, so that might be a slight exaggeration but, my in-laws have had a bumper crop of apples this year and she’s sent us bags…

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Crafting

Poppy Pin

  I once heard a publisher talking about book covers and how they need to take into account cultural differences when they’re deciding on the artwork. The example they used was how in the USA a book about a murder…

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DIY

Office Makeover

Last year I moved out of  my bunker like office and moved into Wal’s office.  Yes, I basically kicked him out of his office. In my defence he never used the office and spent most of his days working in…

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