Category Archives: Comfort

A splash of colour for a dull day

  My current crochet project is a welcome splash of vibrant colours on a gloomy and cold winter’s day. The pattern is Attic24’s  Cosy Stripe blanket in her Cottage colours ; beautiful colours reminiscent of an English cottage garden.     Advertisements

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Happy New Year!

  Its been awhile since I last blogged; in the meantime I’ve celebrated Christmas, our wedding anniversary, my birthday; mourned the sudden loss of a friend I’ve known since childhood, beaten flu, and nursed my family while they too suffered … Continue reading

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30 Days of Hygge – Days 5&6 – Pyjama Days (Søndagshygge)

  I didn’t manage to blog yesterday as I managed to chop off the top of one of my fingers whilst preparing the evening meal. Cue a mad dash to the local hospital to be sorted out by a wonderful … Continue reading

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30 Days of Hygge – Day 3, Storytelling Evening

  Most people love reading and enjoy being taken on an adventure or to a different land or time through the power of literature. But when was the last time you and your family or friends read aloud to each … Continue reading

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30 Days of Hygge – Day 1, Braised Red Cabbage and Blackcurrant Jam

Today is the first day of my “30 Days of Hygge”, each day throughout November I will post an idea for you to try so that you too can embrace hygge. Hygge is more of a way of living than … Continue reading

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Coming Soon – 30 Days of Hygge

  I’ve not blogged much at all this month; work has been busy and I decided to take some time out from blogging to focus on recharging my batteries – and enjoy as many hygge moments as possible. I also … Continue reading

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Five Easy Ways to Hygge

It’s been too long since I last had the time (or the energy) to write a blog post. Life has been busy, and there seems to have been little time for just doing *nothing*, or relaxing and enjoying some Hygge … Continue reading

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The Perfect Weekend Lunch

  There is nothing more wonderfully relaxing than enjoying a good pub lunch with good company; more so when you are able to sit outside in the rural English countryside and enjoy the warm afternoon sun and the restfulness of simply … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Arrival

  Today is the Autumn Equinox, the first day of autumn,  when the sun crosses the equator from the northern to the southern half of the sky – a celestial event when all points on the surface of Earth experience 12 … Continue reading

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Lamb Steaks & Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This wonderfully simple and warming dish is the perfect evening meal – quick and easy to prepare and cook but impressive enough to serve at a supper party. Continue reading

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