5 things I liked this week – 10.11.17

1. Travel Man being back on TV. 2. Autumnal Richmond Park. 3. The latest episode of Star Trek Discovery (even if it didn’t have Captain Lorca in much). 4. Starting a new walking challenge. 5. The Blake and Avery series by MJ Carter, I’ve been devouring the series (although the beginning of the first book…

5 things I liked this week – 3.11.17

1. S’s pumpkin, she’s pretty much in charge of Halloween in our house now. 2. All the Star Trek Discovery episodes have been really good so far but the latest one was definitely the best yet. 3. Going to see the Harry Potter exhibition at the British Library with the kids and stopping off first,…

5 things I liked this week – 27.10.17

1. Watching the garden’s bone gnawing squirrel. 2. Going to Power Up at the Science Museum with the kids. 3. Time off! (Been really busy at work recently). 4. Going out for pizza with the family. 5. The first episode of Gunpowder on TV was brilliant, although there is a scene which is literally stomach…

5 things I liked this week – 20.10.17

1. S has a fantastic school trip to Ypres, I am full of admiration for the teachers who took a coach load of teenagers to Europe and back, in a day, on their day off (it was a Saturday). 2. I’ve eaten well this week, More Veg by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has already proved itself to…

5 things I liked this week – 6.10.17

1. Z’s birthday. 2. Going to see One Two Three Swing! with the kids. 3. I liked the first two episodes of the new Star Trek but the third episode was absolutely brilliant. Definitely a Star Trek for our time, I like how the humans aren’t all perfect, like they seem to be in ‘later’…

5 things I liked this week – 15.9.17

1. More Strike on TV. 2. Doing the next stage of the Capital Ring . 3. Drooling over the new Apple Watch (I wish). 4. This yellow jumper from M&S. 5. A nice walk across Teddington Lock.

5 things I liked this week – 18.8.17

1. Cobwebs in the park. 2. The character of Jon Snow being absolutely brilliant. He is, of course, brilliant anyway but I particularly like how you can see that he is so scared but he still does the right thing anyway. Heroes who face scary stuff but look like they’re going for a walk in…

5 things I liked this (last two) week(s) – 11.8.17

Apologies for my absence last week (I know I posted the review for To Kill a President but that had been scheduled a few days in advance, for what I had thought would be a gap in blog posts), I do not recommend getting stomach flu 5 1/2 weeks post surgery on your abdominal area,…

5 things I liked this week – 28.7.17

1. A walk in Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park. 2. Game of Thrones is back!!!! I love how everyone looks like they’re from some old epic movie. 3. The extra long flower bed at Kew. 4. Having a bath for the first time in a month (I’ve had showers!). 5. Top of the Lake is…

5 things I liked this (past 3) week(s) – 21.7.17

Hi, sorry about my absence, I finally had the surgery that I’d been waiting for quite a while, at the end of last month. I haven’t been doing much these past 3 weeks or so (obviously) other than reading a lot of books, watching TV and cross stitching. I’m on the mend now, although it…