The Land Rover Owners Ex Wife

……becoming me again


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Candles, lanterns and LED lights

Thankfully one of the three candles was still useable.

Thankfully one of the three candles was still useable.

What an odd day yesterday was. It started well enough with me finishing a long email to the mother-in-law while the Mudelts played prior to leaving for school. I was on the point of attaching some pictures and sending the completed email when …… POW! ……. the screen went blank, the lights went off and we were plunged into a quietness that only occurs when there are no electrical items humming away in the background.

“Power cut!” announced Middle Mudlet, whose observational skills are second to none. Continue reading


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A powerful incentive to weed ….

I'm really pleased how tidy this area now looks

I’m really pleased how tidy this area now looks

… or should that be a powerless incentive? Normally, even the forecast of heavy rain from mid morning and for the rest of the day wouldn’t have stirred me to weeding action at 9am in the morning, no matter how keen I was to tidy the garden up but the loss of power for several hours from 9.05am, coupled with the almost constant squabbling of the Mudlets, was a compelling force. Continue reading