Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mum’s Rock

They sure do.  And nowt to do with Blackpool. But they don’t all like the same stuff.  Two designs.  Antique Rose and Bold and Beautiful. Take your pick* Small £25, Medium £35, Large £45 The shop will be packed to … Continue reading

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Up on the roof

On the roof, the only place I know Where you just have to wish to make it so…. I’m having a new roof.  The house is enveloped in a frame of metal. And dirt rains from the sky. The skip … Continue reading

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How to make friends and influence people

Take Eccles cakes. Works every time. Obvs they have to be ‘real Lancashire’ Eccles cakes. Not to be confused with Chorley cakes. New cards available in the shop. Big thanks to the lovely Miss Smith for gracing the shop with … Continue reading

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The Good, the Bad…

and the downright delicious. After a rather strenuous week, it was needed. Figs, banana and pumpkin seeds = big thumbs up. Syrup and pancakes = well it’s not every day is it. Flower markets remind me of christmas tree purchasing. … Continue reading

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Standing in the way of control

“You’re back’s against the wall, there’s no one home to call, you’re forgetting who you are, you can’t stop crying.” Ah, another Valentine’s Day, and don’t you think The Gossip have it nailed?  Florists the world over are waiting for … Continue reading

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Anything but…

…red.  You were expecting armfulls of red roses weren’t you?  Always expect the unexpected. Now, you didn’t expect Blackpool prom did you? And you didn’t expect to find ‘that’ either.  Love it? Hate it? Completely indifferent? The sort of architecture … Continue reading

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Perfect Day

For a wedding? What do you mean, grey drizzle isn’t your thing? Oh freezing rain doesn’t do it for you?  Some people want the moon on a stick. The soup is perfect.  Pumpkin (I’m still working through the great harvest … Continue reading

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