Spiced Apple Cider Cake

Spiced Apple Cider Cake

Coming from the west country I have tried more than my fair share of ciders I can tell you but never have I tried a South African cider. SXOLLIE (pronounced Skolly) walked away from the International Cider Challenge recently with the title “Supreme Champion.” The Cider that won this prestigious award was SXOLLIE Cripps PinkRead more

My May

My May

Firstly, apologies are needed. I have been rubbish and neglected you all on here. I have found May a really difficult month and haven’t really been myself for the most of it. Firstly, my cat Archie was diagnosed with a cancerous tumour in his stomach. His health rapidly declined and he lost his battle aRead more

My Mother's Day

My Mother’s Day

Having not celebrated Mother’s Day for well over a decade and a half I felt that this year I would change that. After many, many years of upset and disappointment, my relationship with my mother broke down. We stopped communicating which in all honesty lifted a huge weight off my shoulders. There was a pointRead more