Who is Annie?
I’m a wife, mother, grandmother, writer, cook, artist and gardener. Last year 2019, we decided that it was time to pack up and go on our last big adventure before we settle down and think about growing up. So we sold up, packed up and moved to Tenerife. Find out how we get on in the posts below. Ax
Chapter 9Pot BlackBecause of mother’s profession (junk shop owner, in the guise of antique dealer), we often had some very unusual things come into our house. One such thing was a miniature oriental funeral procession. It lived on our book shelves for months, until mother found a buyer for it. I thought that it was […]
As a small child uncle Jack was one of my heroes; the man could do no wrong in my eyes. I loved spending time with him. Why? I haven’t the foggiest idea, but that’s just how it is sometimes when you’re a kid.Uncle Jack could turn his hand to anything; he was a plasterer by […]
Monkey Business. Before my parents had the revelation of holidaying in B&Bs, we always camped. As kids we much preferred the latter, but mum usually had the final say. Father was right there with us children when it came to camping, he loved it. He would go out early on a morning beach combing, bringing back […]
As a child growing up, the late fifties and sixties were amazing. All around our little world was changing, from buildings being demolished to make way for high-rise flats, to the fashion and even the food. Our parents had followed in their parent’s footsteps, but that was definitely not the case for this generation. They […]