Versatile Blogger Award

I’ve been lucky enough to receive this Blogland award not once, but twice now in the last couple of months. The first time I received it was from the lovely Claire at Miss Simmonds Says during the internet blackout of February 2012 a.k.a When The World Stopped (we moved house…). This time I’ve been nominated…

65daysofstatic Re-score ‘Silent Running’

Today I’m off to run the Manchester 10k and Aidan is running the Eyam Half Marathon – marketed as the hilliest half marathon in the country! So, what better preparation than to go and see a band last night? One of our favourite bands is 65daysofstatic: I first got into them a couple of years…

Scheurich 249 30

This was one of our favourite finds from the last German Road Trip. It was in one of the few vintage shops we found over there – very similar to Pop Boutique but an odd mixture of really cool stuff that was quite inexpensive, but then rubbish, really REALLY expensive things. Bizarre. Anyway, this was…

Auctions, Avon and A Little Owl Ski…

As always, Saturday was taken over by gallivanting.  Isn’t that possibly one of the best words ever created? Gallivanting. I gallivant, you gallivant, he/she/it gallivants. Brilliant. Anyway… Yes, Saturday was a day for cruising round the mill towns of the Peak District; all sparked by a visit to the auction house to pick up my…