Of Gingernut Biscuits and Pirate Doubloons

First of all, I must apologise for the fact that I am now behind by a week in my 30 Week Writing Challenge. This is because Question 9 is a hefty one and I can't just bash the answer out in five minutes. I need to actually sit down and make the time to answer it … Continue reading Of Gingernut Biscuits and Pirate Doubloons

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Merry Belated Christmas!

Once again I find myself bestowing festive greetings upon my followers a full five days after the big event, but better late than never! I hope you all had a simply marvellous time and that Father Christmas brought you lots of lovely, wonderful things ♥ Once again I threw myself upon the mercy of my … Continue reading Merry Belated Christmas!

On the Sixth Day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me…

A very Merry belated Christmas to you all! I hope you had a simply marvellous time, ate lots of food, drank lots of yummy wine/brandy/liqueurs and gave and received lots of wonderful gifts! Considering that I banned Christmas amongst my friends and family this year (everyone except my boyfriend) due to my being house-poor and unable … Continue reading On the Sixth Day of Christmas, my True Love gave to me…

Anniversaries, Corvidae and FIfty Shades of Grey

I've had a really lovely weekend. Yesterday was mine and the boyfriend's one year anniversary. To celebrate, we went out for a Leggara pizza at Pizza Express, followed by a trip to Cineworld to see The Martian. The Martian, based on the book by Andy Weir (which I reviewed on my Goodreads here), is about an astronaut named … Continue reading Anniversaries, Corvidae and FIfty Shades of Grey

Corvus Brachyrhynchos

This evening whilst taking a break from writing - and whilst K.F. Goodacre cooked me a delicious meal of mediterranean chicken and honeyed banana for dessert - I sat down to watch one of my absolute favourite shows, BBC Two's World's Weirdest Events (formally known as Nature's Weirdest Events). The series basically does what it says on … Continue reading Corvus Brachyrhynchos