Will Your Kids Be Trick Or Treating This Halloween?

Much loved in the US, the tradition of Halloween Trick or Treating seems to be growing here in the UK.  Retailers are making more of…

My Harvest Oaty & Chocolatey Jazz Apple Crumble Recipe

We are in uproar.  We have the builders in and there is dust everywhere.  There are toys and books secreted in the four corners of the…

Keeping Warm And Cozy With Style This Autumn

The summer is well and truly over. We have already had a few cold days, and can expect many more, so now is a good…

What Will You Do With An Extra Hour When The Clocks …

This year the clocks go back at 2 am on Sunday 30th October.  This means, for those of us with children, that our kids will…

Getting My Garden In Shape For Autumn

Compact and bijou though it may be, there’s no denying that our garden is looking a little unkempt at the moment. Since the weather has…

Autumn – A Poem

My father, John Brooks, is a wonderful poet and I find his poems very relaxing and peaceful.  I thought this one, about Autumn, might bring a…