Sunday, 15 January 2017

My Sunday Photo My Pashley

 


It's been 3 months since I've ridden my Pashley and anyone 'who ' knows me knows I love my Myfanwy ( so name after a John Betjamin poem ) . The reasons for not writing my bicycle were illness and an accident , I wasn't harmed but a car so intend on not driving into myself instead drove into a parked car. Then yesterday at the same spot my inhaler dropped out my pocket and a car crushed the plastic casing , luckily I managed to rescue the inside bit before that bit the dust.

So it was only a little cycle but it means more to me than you could possibly know.

Saturday, 14 January 2017

Win A Champagne Afternoon Tea Taste Box From Keelham Farm Shop

At Christmas my very good friend Jane who blogs over at Onions and Papers gave me a Yorkshire Tea Taste Box from Keeham Farm Shop for Christmas  and I was so impressed I in turn send one to my mother. My mother was over the moon with her Yorkshire Tea Taste Box and if my 'mother' is impressed then you know you are onto a good thing.



So thanks to Keelham Farm Shop you have the opportunity to win a very special prize , oooh I am excited for you ! you will invite me to tea won't you now !


Photo credit thanks to Onions and Paper Blog 


Keelham being featured on next Tuesday’s (17th Jan) episode of ‘Our Dancing Town’ on BBC 2 at 9pm

Keelham’s Champagne Afternoon Tea Taste Box contains:

Champagne Lallier Grand Cru Granade Reserve Brut 
Taylor's of Harrogate Yorkshire Tea Gold 
Cream mug & mini cake stand
Keelham Raspberry Jam 
Monty Bojangles Choccy Scoffy Truffles 
Cartwright & Butler Strawberry and White Chocolate Biscuits 
Botham’s of Whitby Rich Butter Fruit Cake 





Keelham’s Taste Boxes can be ordered online on www.keelhamfarmshop.co.uk with next working day delivery anywhere in the UK on orders made by 2pm Monday to Thursday (£6.99).

Twitter: @KeelhamFarm
Facebook: /Keelhamfarmshop
Instagram: @keelhamfarmshop



This competition is just my cup of tea , it's a real shame I can't enter !


And you must be 18 or over to enter 

Entry is via rafflecopter 






Here are the Terms and Conditions.

1. The promoter is Keelham Farm Shop
2. Employees of Keelham,Ninjakillercat blog or their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the competition or helping to set up the competition shall not be permitted to enter the competition.
3. There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition.
4. Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via Ninjakillercat blog
5. Closing date for entry will be 28th January 2017 After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted.
6. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
7. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
8. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.
9. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
10. Winners will be chosen by the use of Rafflecopter
11. The winner will be notified by email and/or letter within 28 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
12. The promoter will notify the winner when the prize will be sent.
13. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
14. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
15. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by [English] law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of [England].
16. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party.
17. Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
18. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Keelham Farm Shop and not to any other party.

19. Uk only.
20. You must be 18 or over to enter this competition

Disclosure : I have not been compensated for this post in anyway , thank you to Keelham farm Shop for allowing me to run this competition.

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

King Prawn Tomato Pasta

WHEN you need to do tea in about 15 minutes then this is recipe is ideal , it will keep those hungry wolves from the door.

Ingredients

200g of Spaghetti

2 packs of King Prawn

Chopped red onion

Either a jar of Passata or a tin of chopped tomatoes

1 tea spoon of chipotle

a squeeze lime

2 cloves of garlic ( crushed ) 



Method

Boil enough water to cover the spaghetti , boil for 10 -12 minutes

While this is doing fry a chopped red onion


Next add the King prawns , teaspoon of chipotle , cloves of garlic , squeeze of lime

Also add the  tin of chopped tomatoes of passata ( with passata you will get a smooth sauce either than or you can blend the tin of chopped tomatoes before you add the pawns )

Drain the pasta and add the sauce / prawns .




 



Tuesday, 10 January 2017

I've Planned My Big Escape

I've not told you about my planned big escape .

I adore travelling , I would just spend all the time in the world travelling if I could , I'm a seeker of travel and I always look at travel differently to other people I think . I've a romantic notion to travel which is quite odd as I've a practical soul that misbehaves . I'm off to Rome of course I'm going to take the family it's the last big Hurrah before the teen goes off to University ~ blows nose .

We are travelling with British airways from Heathrow ~ I love flying from Heathrow I'm always excited to fly from there , I'll let you into a little secret I'm petrified of flying ~ well the take off that is and maybe some of the flight depending on the turbulence levels.

Do you have some where you 've been longing to fly to ?


When ever I go someone where I view the place as an explorer , as if I am the first one to see the majesty of a place , to see the sights , the colours and the smells , I translate my assault upon my visual cortex in the pictures I take and the words I write , although I am not as lyrical as I wish I could be.

Striving to be better is part of travelling and part of ones self.





Last summer it was Amsterdam and Fuerventura , and 2015 it was Washington D.C








AWWWH travel how I love thee let me travel your ways .

Blog Commenting Does It Really Matter.

I don't think blog commenting matters as it did.

I admit I've been quite relaxed on the blog commenting front , but it's not blog adulation I'm seeking basking in the sunlight of comments . It's really about documenting how I feel on my blog , I share stuff my husband or son wouldn't share that's me .

And for me to feel relaxed and not beholden to commenting is a release.


That's not to say I won't comment on blogs , I certainly rt them.


What matters to me is me .


What matters is cake.


 


What matters is the cake is a #randomnactofkindness


What matters is the cake is a gift from a neighbour whose husband is poorly .


What matters is my husband was able to help the neighbour.


What's matters is life .

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