Homegrown Fruit and Veg


In the Summer I picked 5 lone (but large) cherries from the tree in my front garden.  I had spent the evening, reading on a chair in the sun and suddenly saw that this miniature …



I have suffered with eczema all my life, for some 30 of those I was prescribed steroid creams to control it and also suffered from asthma, around the age of 30, when going back …

Physical injuries and emotion

Some Initial Thoughts on The relationship between physical injuries and emotions and feelings

When we made our last house move , my son didn’t want to go and then he broke his leg, …

Back pain and Back Massage from your chair.

 So I was on the way home and stopped off at a motorway service station, as usual they were trying to sell you something on the way in and out besides the over priced coffee.

On …

Men, a close shave for Christmas.

And here I mean one with no nicks, cuts or sore spots guys…..And let me tell you you get what you pay for so if you buy a cheap razor whether blade or electric or as we will see, …

Christmas recipes

Healthy Breakfast at Xmas - Fruit & fibre or Stollen Cake


The Choice is obvious in breakfast isn’t it, surely fruit and fibre is a healthy breakfast choice? Lets look closer?

I went out to waitrose, a quality supermarket, …

Christmas Orange Ice-Cream

orange ice cream

Christmas ice cream (to make this you also need to make our candied peel recipe)

Ingredients:  Makes a Ben and Gerry's size tub, double the ingredients for …

The Spencer Rich Christmas Cake Recipe

Christmas Cake (jonathans recipe)

This recipe makes a 4Ib cake (approximately 1.8 Kg) great with marzipan


10 oz plain wholemeal flour
1tsp …

Lemon Ice cream (good at Christmas)

This is an old family recipe that my sister Jane reminded me of


Lemon ice cream
Ingredients:  Makes a Ben and Gerry's size tub, double the ingredients for …

Cooking a Turkey in The Aga

Aga Turkey

Always remember when doing your ago turkey that times for cooking a turkey are from room temperature, if you leave it too long in the fridge it …