Saturday snippets 20 April 2013


{Watching} Star Trek VIII: First Contact. May sway the kids to try next gen after all. (They’re voyager fans. Which seems all wrong. ) {Reading} Follow me down. Determined to finish it and start something else off my somewhat towering tbr pile. {Enjoying} sunshine and signs of spring. {Eating} first ever home cooked Ham joint. […]

Saturday snippets 19 January 2013

{Watching} nothing. The media centre has expired. No family film night, we could have hooked up a laptop but with several sick children we decided a quiet early night was a better idea. {Reading} life after life from Kate Atkinson. Not very far in yet but it’s promising so far. {Eating} spaghetti bolognese. Quick, cheap, […]

Saturday snippets 3rd November 2012

{watching} the Pirates! in an Adventure with Scientists. Rather fun, and appreciated by the whole family. An excellent family film night choice. {reading} Grace under Pressure by Sophie Walker. Read four chapters. Want to read it all now. {eating} roast chicken. Yes, me too. Didn’t enjoy it, and feel uncomfortably bloated after only one slice. […]

Saturday snippets 15 September 2012

{enduring} pain. (mastitis this time). {appreciating} the NHS. Seeing a doctor within two hours of calling, starting antibiotics an hour later. {cooking} veg pasta sauce, Bolognese for the carnivores. {reading} linked by Imogen Howson {trying} to keep my temper with children and mainly failing. {baking} banana bread and fruit crumbles. Prairie muffins are us. {wanting} […]

Saturday snippets 28 July 2012

{reading} Earth Girl by Janet Edwards. Big raved about this, I’m really enjoying it too. {watching} The Last Mimzy. Oh, and some sporting event 😉 {buying} more shoes for children. Second pair this week. I could do with sponsorship from Clarks. {eating} pizza (on a Saturday!) And chocolate brownie pudding. And the first ripe blackberries […]

Saturday snippets 2nd June

{enjoying} friends and a firepit; jokes and laughter; children playing. {enduring} yet more sewing. {recognising} loneliness, and being grateful for easy companionship and conversation. {listening} Beautiful South. {reading} brains, trains and video games. {regretting} flat battery, meaning no pictures. {eating} less.

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