Awesomely Perfect Day

So a bunch of motorcyclist video bloggers (vloggers, as the portmanteau would have it), led, encouraged, nagged and led some more by the technically uber-gifted Grumpy Biker, made a bunch of small contributions. Grumpy Biker took those contributions, and worked video and audio editing magic upon them. Then he added a sprinkle … Continue reading

What I’ve been Watching ~ March

I know, I know, I’m very late with this post. I’ve just realised that it’s May next week. Next week! Where is this year going?! Crazy. As the Winter season comes to a close in TV land, a lot of my favourite shows end, with a only a few to replace them. This is where […]

Tuesday Treat – Getting Fit

I’ve been back on the exercise wagon for a little while now and I’m finally past the ‘I’m in complete agony’ stage, which always seems to accompany any new type of moving. In fact, I’m so far past it, that when I saw the quote* below doing the rounds on Twitter, I had to agree. […]

A Very Vintage Easter

I thought it would be fun to share the Easter postcards from my Dad’s Pauli Ebner collection. They are such sweet images full of children, Easter egg hunts, bunnies, chicks and blossom – the simple pleasures of Easter. At last count my Dad had 152 diff…

Salvation Army (2014) Review

Abdellah Taïa’s novel, Salvation Army (2006), was a literary sensation when it was first published and it catapulted the author to fame. His short novel and subsequent interviews with TelQuec and The New York Times, in which he declared himself the ‘first out gay […]

In the Name of (2013) Official Trailer

In the Name Of (2013) is a Polish film directed by Małgorzata Szumowska about a Catholic priest (Andrzej Chyra) who helps rehabilitate teenagers with problems. He is a pillar of the rural community in which he lives, respected and admired […]

Things I’m Loving in April

Bright Bazaar by Will TaylorMy book of the year so far has to be Will Taylor’s Bright Bazaar, and if you’ve not yet come across Will he writes a stylish interior blog of the same name.Will’s book is full of inspirational interior ideas set out in colou…

Missing XBMC fan art with Privoxy

XBMC season fan art is missing, but descriptions are there, you’re behind Privoxy. Here’s how to fix.This article is © Copyright Marcus Povey 2008-2014

the ethicurean & barley wood walled garden

Last Sunday the sun was shining so my boyfriend and I went on a little road trip to the Ethicurean  restaurant and Barley wood walled garden near Bristol. We’ve wanted to visit for ages and as you can see it’s a pretty amazing…