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A Day Out at the Shrewsbury Flower Show

A Day Out at the Shrewsbury Flower Show

Shrewsbury Flower Show 2017 Guess how many years the Shrewsbury Flower Show has been going, gone on, guess.  I bet you can’t (though hubs got close!).  130 years, that’s how many!  OK it has evolved obviously over those years into what it is today, an […]

I think I have Cracked This No Booze Malarky – Week 4

I think I have Cracked This No Booze Malarky – Week 4

Sunday – Day 22 As you may have seen, from last week’s post things didn’t end well on the stress front.  Poor hubs had to spend the night at the venue he catered at the night previously as there was no guarantee he would make […]

Why Visit Barbados When You Can Go Here?

Why Visit Barbados When You Can Go Here?

Why visit Barbados when you can visit this stunning North Wales coastline?  Just look at this beautiful blue flag white sandy beach stretching out before you.  So the sea may be a tad colder & the weather isn’t always this great but even so. Newborough […]

10 Top Tips For Better Phone Photography

10 Top Tips For Better Phone Photography

I am a firm believer is using whatever means you have available, but make the best use of it.  When it comes to photography, if you have a decent phone, the likelihood is you will have a half decent camera.  So learn how to get […]

I Swapped A Training Top & Gained A Pound

I Swapped A Training Top & Gained A Pound

The prettiest pastel coloured ice cream dishes jumped of the shelf at TKMaxx & into my basket.  I only went to take a training top back that *cough* didn’t fit.   But seriously, look at these beauties – how could I leave them there? If […]

My First Big Test – Booze Ban Week 3

My First Big Test – Booze Ban Week 3

Week 3 already (pfffft!).   Sunday – Day 15 Son No 1 informs us he thinks he should continue to live at home, in the [teeny tiny] box room, until he saves enough monies to learn to drive, buy a car & rent a place […]

Bank Street Coffee Wrexham – Small But Perfectly Formed

Bank Street Coffee Wrexham – Small But Perfectly Formed

Bank Street Coffee Wrexham is the latest new venture to open up in town.  Wrexham gets a hard time & not just from those outside of Wrexham but also from people within.  The reality is that there is a hard core group of people working […]

Hanging On By My Fingertips!

Hanging On By My Fingertips!

It’s week 2 of my 6 week self-imposed booze ban & it all started so well……………… Sunday – Day 8 I COULD HAVE MURDERED A GIN!!!   I was working from around 8am on Sunday through to 4.30pm at an open day.  This meant I was […]

Afternoon Tea Venue Near Mold, North Wales

Afternoon Tea Venue Near Mold, North Wales

Looking for an afternoon tea venue near Mold in North Wales, then let me introduce a wonderful option.  Soughton Hall Hotel. Who doesn’t love afternoon tea?  Especially if enjoyed in stunning Downton Abbey type surroundings.  A couple of fellow self-employed ladies & I try to […]

Mediterranean Style Tableware

Mediterranean Style Tableware

I saw this pretty Mediterranean style tableware whilst browsing round my local Tesco & I couldn’t resist buying some.  I only went in for bread & milk!! They come in a range of bright colours, including orange, yellow, blue & turquoise which is what I […]