General Ramblings

General posts about life

Lemon and Herb Chicken Recipe

I have recently been searching for recipes that use up lemons as I seem to have a lot of lemons in my fruit bowl at the moment. Last week I made Lemon Tea Bread which…

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Holiday Diaries

When I think of Summer holidays as a child I always remember long sunny days spent outdoors. We spent lots of our time roaming round, playing outside with a tent pitched in the garden which…

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Updating a Bedroom

We have lived in our house a long time, we were there when my son was born and now he is nearly thirteen. During that time his room has seen many changes and I wish…

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Thirty Ways to Save £1

Who can remember these? £1 notes. It is incredible to think that these were replaced with £1 coins thirty years ago. The official anniversary of the £1 coin is 21st April, 2013. In 1983 the…

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The Birthplace of Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford was a civil engineer in the early 19th Century. He is well known for creating bridges and aqueducts many of which can be found in Shropshire. You can still see much of his…

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