Maria Merian’s Butterflies

I’m one of those people that just can’t have a real lazy Sunday. No matter how much I want to, if I don’t leave my…

Dr Neil’s Garden

“So, eh, what’s this Neil’s Garden place?” – taxi driver “Haven’t got a clue,” – me “Uh huh. So how do you know about it?”…

My first real St Paddy’s Day

Who knew that Guinness hats could cause so much drama? I’ve never really done a proper St Paddy’s Day before, and even this one was…

Custard creams

Didn’t I tell you I’d make custard creams? Today was an alarmingly long day, and I decided to walk it off in the sunshine before…

How I’m taking back my passion

I’m going to be totally selfish here and say this post is for me. I wrote it because I needed to write in that way…

Liverpool is bold, and full of cake

Storm Doris really made this trip pretty damn damp, and I lost my umbrella. The first thing Laura pointed out to me was a giant…

The story my friends all love

I received the best email ever today, an email which made me laugh inappropriately loudly in the bakery at lunchtime. The subject line was ‘a…