Posted in Musings

Favourite things in October

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Studying royal fashion

The reboot of A Star Is Born

Raspberry mojitos

Watching Paddy McGuinness film a new game show

Des Clarke as Paddy’s warm-up man

Our garden transformed

A Doctor Who themed tango


Killing Eve, Press, Strangers and The Cry on telly

Crisp autumn days

Posted in Lanzarote, Travel

Favourite things: Lanzarote

Cesar Manrique landscape art in Lanzarote

The landscape art of César Manrique

Timanfaya National Park

Dromedaries walking in formation

Marina Rubicón

White buildings with green shutters

The view of Fuerteventura from Playa Blanca

A glass of honey rum

The auditorium at Jameos del Agua

Wine made from grapes grown in volcanic ash

The Charco de los Clicos lagoon

A speedboat ride to the Papagayo beaches

Potato and chickpea soup

Floating in the blue-green sea

Posted in Musings

Favourite things in August

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Cheering Adam Peaty to gold in the European Championships

An afternoon at the Dolphin pub

Miami pink nail polish

Keeping Faith and Age Before Beauty on the telly

A squadron of cardboard planes

Foxes in the garden

Sausage and egg baps

Waiting for the peloton on Montrose Street

Listening to Amy Wadge


Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again