We thought we would try this new one. Having tried Grow Your Own and Home Farmer in the past and got wearied when articles/topics reappeared within a year, we hoped this one might offer something different but not be too up market like Country Living or the county magazines. So far I am quite impressed.
The quality of photos inside are fantastic. I can see me cutting them out for crafting or art purposes!
The recipes have been within our price bracket - quite a few on using lentils and veg which was interesting.
Some nice craft ideas from found things - "twig" ideas I might follow up as I saved some interesting birch branches from the bonfire a few months ago.
Still reading it - in fact keeping for next waiting room visit.
While he was in the opticians (for ages, the necessity of having to renew your driving licence at 70 when you have glaucoma can make life fraught) I took the opportunity to wander round the supermarket. I was looking for ideas to spice up lunches. I brought this garlic sausage for £2. So far we have had 3 "lumps" off it for lunches and there are 2 or 3 more. Used with pasta and eggs in various ways. Bit like SPAM I thought, a bit firmer so it browns well, and not really spicy or hard like Chritzo.
Completed first stage of curtains. Making the pattern run across and match! The wholesalers advisory note in the delivery said they may shrink 2 to 5% if hung over a radiator. So I have put them up unlined and not hemmed. Standing back for a few days to see what happens before adding the lining. I am thinking of a way to put add them so it is detachable as I have had curtains go twisted and lop sided before when washed!
We watched a history programme on the decline of the Glasgow ship building industry last night and the effect the unions had on the business just after WW2. Silly people with far too many internal disputes (like Southern Rail!!). They redeemed them selves for a while with the "work-in" but it was too late. I actually remembered the work-in happening which is terrifying when you're life is labelled "historic".
Do you feel "historic"?
PS just seen a woodpecker on the peanut holder!!