Veg n Tings

I never get tired of nature, it soothes the frustrated brow and my garden is no exception, it has taken 4 years for it to settle in and there is still some time to go. I cant get over how well the squashes are doing, they just keep growing (all from supermarket veg seeds) some…

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Birthday Rock n Roll

A few years ago I missed the opportunity to see the legend that is Eric Clapton who was playing at the time on the day of my birthday. Imagine my excitement when I discovered he was playing again on my birthday this year and at the Royal Albert Hall no less, well I may have…

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Mint Mocha Choc Chip part 5 of the Trilogy

Mrs Phelps looked on at the girls they were doing well although Lucy was a hard nut to crack her blind terror and determination meant that it was difficult to break the shell of her psyche but Amelia on the other hand submitted straight away, the men were as she expected their fight or flight…

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Mint Mocha Choc Chip Part 4 of the Trilogy

The CCTV camera screens flickered intermittently the operative in charge of the screens had decided a smoke and a nap would be more productive, it was 8pm how much drama could there be? They had barely started the evenings activities so he figured they wouldn’t notice. Elsewhere in the house all manner of things were…

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Mint Mocha Choc Chip Part 3

The rain had stopped but the wind still howled through the trees and the many large fireplaces throughout the house. It made it cold for the team as they changed into their dry clothes (no warmer but at least not wet anymore) they had barely spoken since they were all picked up from the office…

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Mint Mocha Choc Chip Part 2

They all traipsed upstairs, wet and covered in mud. Amelia Dawson cursed the decision to have a ‘team building’ exercise, but management insisted after the ‘magical’ consultant had said that they needed to work together better; she thought they worked well together but what was she to know? If she had her way they would…

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Mint Mocha Choc Chip

The door creaked open just an inch and the group were faced with a small elderly woman (clearly a housekeeper in the clique way she would be) “Yes?” she said peering out into the darkness of the night. “We are here to stay the night? Party of four under Dawson”.

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Coffee chains

Coffee is am important part of the majority of western peoples lives. Consumed in large quantities it has caffeinated generations. We all have our favourite coffee house that we visit either regularly or for special treats and we choose them based on our own quirky criteria. Whether it be the blend of the coffee, the…

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Gratefulness

It is important to be grateful for all the things you have and not take things for granted, easy right? Well the western world has much to be grateful for and yet we are some of the most self-centered inconsiderate people going, fresh clean water, food on the table, a roof over our heads, we…

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