I’ve just spend an interesting half an hour at my local beautification salon having a jowl lift.
Yearly Archives: 2013
For something that looks deliciously fattening, this scrummy pie is only 189 calories per serving.Can be served warm or cold… Read More »
The Countrywives have invited me to share my marital experiences with you as Husband and I suddenly, after 18 years,… Read More »
Wasn’t sure I really wanted to see this film, having dipped into the book ages ago and not found it… Read More »
This is such wonderful soap – if you’re quick, it’s also on special offer at Tesco (any 2 for £1)…. Read More »
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (a husband’s point of view) By Pam Ayres The missus brought a paperback, Down Shepton Mallet… Read More »
What is it they say about the road to hell…? Paved with good intentions, you say? Well the eagle-eyed amongst you… Read More »
Seasonal, fresh, healthy – this recipe serves 4 and makes a perfect weekend lunch.
Ellie has recommended Tesco Finest Pork & Caramelised Red Onion Sausages and here is an easy, inexpensive one pot recipe for them:… Read More »
The sort of bag which you can throw on any day if your not into hard leather bags 24/7 like… Read More »
CW can today confirm that Tesco Finest Pork & Caramelised Red Onion Sausages are absolutely delicious and with the weather… Read More »
This play, Passion, has just opened in the London’s West End
Recently I was with a girlfriend and we were sitting in a coffee bar when a man (handsome and dressed… Read More »
We have to take responsibility for the downturn in weather here this week. I have planted up all the vegetable… Read More »
CONGRATULATIONS to Becca Veale who has won a luxurious Thread & Favour cushion
Ok girls hang on to your hats please, I have an hilarious way to spend the Eurovision Song Contest evening
I have always had a fondness for Pretty Ballerina shoes – they are so comfortable
This fun noticeboard is in a soft turquoise gloss finished steel and costs £29.99 from fabulous and funky website Hunkydory Home which… Read More »
I have just finished listening to Flight Behaviour by Barbara Kingsolver as an audio download from AudioGo. I have had… Read More »
I think one of the tastiest flavours you can treat yourself to is duck. If I ever see duck breasts… Read More »
This is so exciting…. the CountryWives are going to mention SEX. Yes, Viagra Vera is our newest Guest Blogger….. and… Read More »
CW has found new treasure – online fashion store ANTHROPOLOGIE is loaded with high quality, yummy things
Helen Yemm, author of one of my favourite gardening books – Gardening in Pyjamas – recommends this site, SHOOT, as… Read More »
Ingredients: 175g wheatberries (available from Amazon – see link below) 4 – 6 pepperoncini or pickled green peppers (normally found… Read More »
Despite my fond imaginings all those years ago as I sat in my tiny London flat with the roar of… Read More »
Last night I went to the St. James Theatre in Victoria, the first theatre to be built in central London for 30 years.
As Frankie (Eve Myles) approaches her 36th birthday, she guesses that as well as the surprise party he always plans, her boyfriend Ian (Dean Lennox Kelly) has a bigger surprise in store.
I cannot believe that it is that time of year again when the young are starting exams but a tip for all those parents
Grace is in Valencia and I am off on holiday tomorrow to Ile de Re so there should be some… Read More »
Thread & Favour produce beautifully crafted interior accessories from rare and exclusive fabrics that have been carefully sourced from around the world, are limited edition, and British-made.
Gillian Anderson stars as DSI Stella Gibson in the first part of this gripping new investigative thriller. When a murder… Read More »
CW loves this swimming costume from Marks & Spencers £29……looks like it might hide all sorts of evils, I have… Read More »
Sarah Newton, one of our readers, has started a 30 day detox plan and is kindly sharing her experiences with… Read More »
I adore this scarf, it’s so feminine in a cool sort of way, can just feel it cosied around my… Read More »
A great Father’s Day present, 1/2 pint mug for that special cuppa every morning! Emma Bridgewater £19.95
Things continue to tick over and life is returning to a normal rhythm . Not dancing as much as I… Read More »
I defy any man not to like the smell of Skye. It is light, elegant and a brilliant everyday fragrance… Read More »
Sunday 16 June isn’t that far away and our son is already wondering what to buy for Father’s Day. A… Read More »
Prompted by Annabel’s recommendation of the sailor tops at Joules the other day and attracted by the 3 for 2… Read More »
Winchester waistcoat from Really Wild (neat, fitted in claret dogtooth tweed with contrasting dark brown suede back £225 Vila… Read More »