When life gives you marrows…

Make marrow chutney! The glut of marrows continues, I’ve given lots away ( someone left their marrow behind, you know who you are!), I’ve used them in ratatouille, ¬†Spanish tortilla, stuffed them, grated them, you name it and I’ve served it. This week the discovery apples are ready, they’re lovely, see below: So I decided…

Epicurean delights

If I had to choose a favorite philosopher it would have to be Epicurus. Even though not much evidence of his philosophy remains, in a nutshell he believed that the pursuit of happiness, tranquility and peacefulness was the way to live your life. He thought that this should be achieved through self sufficiency and strong…

Finally finished the vintage caravan!

After a concentrated effort over the weekend the ‘van is finally finished. ¬†It’s reupholstered using a tough chenille for the seat cushions and a retro print canvas for the back cushions. The kitchen end is painted white with yellow cupboard fronts and the rest of the wood had been rubbed down and re varnished. The…