Living DNA

Genealogy meets science

Mrs Silver Surfer and I have been tracing her family tree for some years and have found some fascinating facts about her families past (and unearthed a few skeletons in the closet along the way!)…





Bernard The Elf

Knitting Project: Elf On A Shelf

Here’s my most recent knitting project, a delightful “Bernard the Elf” made from a free pattern kindly supplied by Let’s Knit, if you would like to make your own here’s a link to the pattern…




Goldfinch on feeder

Feeding Songbirds using Niger Seeds

We’ve been feeding the garden birds for a few months using fatballs and standard supermarket birdseed and although a lot of birds are taking advantage of our free buffet we have very rarely seen any…


Premier Inn Evesham

Premier Inn – Evesham

Having been invited to The Jaguar Drivers Club Halloween Spooktacular Event at the British Motor Museum in Gaydon on Sunday we decided to make a cheeky weekend of it and booked ourselves into The Premier…


Beefeater Evesham

Beefeater Orchard Restaurant – Evesham

Saturday evening found us staying at the Premier Inn Evesham meeting up with friends from “The Jaguar Drivers Club” prior to their Halloween Spooktacular Event at Gaydon the next day. With the Beefeater being situated…