Saturday, 21 May 2016


It's pretty early - too early to see what the weather will be like but if it is anything like yesterday it will be very pleasant.  I've started leaving the baby plants out overnight to harden off and will pop them in the soil at some point this week, I think.

Yesterday I made a quick decision.  After reading my online friend Diane's blog I googled for a B&B farm she has just stayed at and thoroughly recommends and, liking the look of it and also liking the very friendly and helpful emails sent by the owner, I have booked five days away in September.

You could look upon it as the holiday I didn't have immediately after retirement or, like me, you could see it as me spoiling myself a little bit.  Either way, I now have a little holiday to look forward to just after the children go back to school and very nice too!

As I said, it is a B&B place with a good choice of pubs nearby for an evening meal and it looks very pleasant for gentle strolls and just chilling as well as convenient for interesting places to visit.  Here's a link to Diane's blog where she describes it.
Sounds lovely, doesn't it?

I will now have a good time researching Things To Do!

Apart from that it was a funny old day.  I woke very early, went back to be and had another sleep which is very unusual for me and felt somewhat 'odd' all day.  Not poorly in the usual sense, just achey and worn out.  Feeling much better this morning.

Today is, I think, going to be a good day.  I don't need to go out for any reason so I can stay around and get on with pleasant stuff as well as doing a bit of the old housework!  Sunshine would be nice, for sure, but not essential!

Yesterday evening I remembered that tomorrow I am off to that felting course I booked into several weeks ago.  That should be fun.  I've dug out the info leaflet and have to decide whether I want a packed lunch or to use the cafe there.  Decisions, decisions!

I expect it will be a super day and I hope yours is too.  Thanks for reading.


  1. Just one warning the portions tend to be huge in the pubs. If you like fish and chips I can recommend the Maybush at Waldringfield. One of the nearest pubs is the chequers which I would avoid. Framlingham is lovely as is Woodbridge and if you like sea food then the place for you is the Butley at orford, behind which is a smokery which does all sorts of goodies and there is a baker in orford which is to die for.

  2. A shame they don't do smaller portion plates! Thanks for the advice. Will I remember it in September? :-)
    J x

  3. They may well have changed by September but you saw the portion of pulled pork on the plate that Sandie ordered. there is no way I can eat a starter main and dessert.

  4. Yes, I saw that, it was huge! I never manage three courses nowadays . . .
    J x

  5. I'd take elasticated trousers!!