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I'm married, work full time and live in a cottage in Hampshire with my husband, dog and three cats.
Interests: Ooooh so many. I like to run, out in the woods with the dog. I also like to make stuff. Sadly my imagination is more creative than my abilities but hey ho.
Recent Activity
So, where was I? Keswick I believe, drinking ale...the route so far: Lands End: Burnham-on-Sea: Ironbridge: Keswick: Next stop! Hadrian's Wall! Hadrian's Wall is one of those things (unless it's just me!) where you know it's epic and you know you should find it fascinating. But in all honesty, I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Domesticlou
Oh my it’s been an awful long time! So, back on the blogging horse as it were and I am still very excited about our ROAD TRIP! This has been a good few years in the planning, I say planning, more like drunken ‘shall we go from Lands End to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Domesticlou
Well that was a much longer break than intended. I may have mentioned this before but time just seems to get GOBBLED UP and the older I get, the quicker the pesky stuff goes. Anyhoo, in very dull news I've had to restore my phone from a backup but that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2012 at Domesticlou
Well hello! I was here, then we were there and now I'm here again. Here being the rather lovely Rotten Towers and there being the truly amazing Galapagos Islands (and Ecuador). Here: And there: Well it would be rude not to start with the holidays but first I must tell... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2012 at Domesticlou
I LOVE this book. It is the Golden Hands of the cooking world. My Mum has a copy - and has had it for as long as I can remember. I have most definitely inherited a love of reading cookery books off my Mum and I have many memories of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2012 at Domesticlou
Ahh what lovely times have been had at Rotten Towers, spring is boinging about all over the place. First off was the Unravel, umm, show? Event? Dunno what you call it really but essentially it's loads of amazing yarn people all stuffed into a really cozy venue. It was SOOOO... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2012 at Domesticlou
Oh good lord it's chaos at Rotten Towers. The damp man (I mean he's here to damp-proof a wall, not some incontinent friend) has been here all day crashing and bashing about Then the electrician turned up, it was all go I tell you. Poor Doog is now sparko having... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2012 at Domesticlou
That was me doing a ski. As you can probably tell, am back from my holidays. And very lovely it was too. That my friends, is a piste with nobody on it but us. Seriously, we pretty much had this side of the resort to ourselves. Amazing. Peskily cold though... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2012 at Domesticlou
Blimes I can't believe it's the end of January. And this week has been more about the making and less about the planning, and I've left the house, not forever I might add, I've just been a wandering with the Doog. Little Miss Snowdrop has arrived at Rotten Towers, they... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2012 at Domesticlou
Just a very quick visit today so I can keep up with my makings. I think I've had a change of mind re the buttony wall hanging idea of last time. I've drawn a little picture I was pretty much decided on grey as a base colour, definitely not black... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2012 at Domesticlou
Blimes, January already. I have to say the move into the new year was less than festive as I was working but hey ho, here I am now. So, first off, wanderings. These are wanderings that probably went on in December (given that I've wandered nowhere so far this month!)... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2012 at Domesticlou
Gosh that was a long break. I honestly don't know where the time goes. But here I sit with a throat infection so what better a time to have a little bloggette. Well I guess I should start with the stuff wot I've made. These little chaps never made it... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2012 at Domesticlou
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Nov 26, 2011
I was reminded of good ole Agent Picolax by a dear friend last week, following my knitting needle incident. The original was posted on a blog about off-road biking, or something like that, but it's been reproduced here Blutone vs Agent Picolax. This version has all the comments added by... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2011 at Domesticlou
First off, the fireworks. They were A-MA-ZING. And I know these photos are rubbish, but I only had my phone with me and anyway, looking at them again makes me remember all over again how good it was I also found that my enjoyment was multiplied tenfold by Bloke purchasing... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2011 at Domesticlou
Well it was always going to happen, pink won the day: I've not done the ceiling yet so it's a bit raggedy round the edges, but you get the idea :-D Not that a certain well known DIY shop helped make it easy. Having bought too much pink paint (who... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2011 at Domesticlou
Ahhh what a LOVELY day: We've just come back from a run. Although it was more of a ralk, or indeed a wun, whatever, it wasn't very quick. And we saw PEOPLE, unheard of, but there they were, rambling along. Happily Doog was still on the lead as I was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2011 at Domesticlou
When I say Week 2, I mean that this is my second post. It's not the second week of October, it's the third. Anyhoooo, so that was dull. Righty ho, I can't talk about stuff wot I've made because this is like, online innit, so it might ruin my festive... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2011 at Domesticlou
So, here I am. My blog is born. Not that I think anyone will see it, so really, I'm just talking to myself. Anyway, for many years I've been meaning to keep a diary, hang on a sec, there's a cat in my wool basket.......Right, where was I? Yes well,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2011 at Domesticlou
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Oct 8, 2011