Adverts for Autumn

What a difference a week or two makes… not long ago, it felt like Summer was here again. It’s well and truly gone: as I look out onto an extremely grey, drizzly Glossop I can safely say that Autumn is here and Winter fast approaching. First thing we need to cope with it is some…

Visiting the Vintage Village

Despite the manky weather and sat-nav/address issues, we made it to Salford Museum and Art Gallery to visit the Vintage Village pop-up fair. On the way in, we spied the van of Ginger’s Comfort Emporium Ice-Cream and vowed that if the weather picked up, we’d indulge later. The fair appeared to be populated by pottery…

Charity Shop Challenge

This morning we went to view a house in Ashton-upon-Lyne. Not only did this mean the chance to look round a house, but also to visit the charity shops of Ashton and get some lunch at Lily’s Vegetarian Indian Cafe. Feeling lucky, I sent a message to Twitter and my mum to take on the Charity Shop…

A Little Ray of Sunshine…

Now, I’m writing this in advance, so it might very well not be sunny by the time it’s published. I don’t care. At this moment in time, I’m feeling much happier so it’s all about colours to reflect that mood.   Teacher’s strike aside, I’ve got two devolved INSET days… in Basic English, this means I’ve…

Üeberlacker Twin Pots

That title makes it sound like yoghurts. It’s not yoghurts, I promise!   Üeberlacker Keramik make some luvverly pots (I’m getting my Masterchef style voice ready for tonight’s show…); bright, unusual and original… Yep, I like them. These are a pair we decided to keep from the original German Road Trip. For once, I’ve attempted…