Forced poet

My eldest son Eugi, now 14 1/2 years old, has been forced to become a poet due to being in grade 9 English class. Fortunately for him he has a mother who loves poetry. I love reading it I love writing it I love reading it I love writing it. I love poetry. I took…

Broaden Your Horizons

If you are looking for something to do that has a broad range of potential interests, then have you considered learning another language? Perhaps, like me, you have some basic skill from high school education and / or travels? Well, I have started a French language course, online. Tomorrow, sees my first session with a…

My marketplace must haves

I am a big fan of reuse repurpose etc. I love to buy peoples cast off’s and update them and make them fresh looking and modern for my home. I also fix up items for other people to buy. I typically go to thrift stores in my community but I am also very keen on…

Bailey’s Cheesecake

Bailey’s Cheesecake … A Delightful Christmas Dessert, or just great for breakfast in lockdown! (because let’s face it; in 2020 we deserve it 😊) Inspired by our Focused Friends ‘Cheesecake Queen’ Tracy White, I decided that yesterday was the day to make my first ever cheesecake and that I would blog about it to share…

CIY (craft it yourself ) Art update

I’ve had this flower painting that was a mass produced piece originally from Pier 1 imports for many years. I quite like the shape and the style, however after having it in my home for several years the colour was just not singing to me any longer. But I didn’t want to get rid of…