Spooning and why it’s good for your marriage 

Since the 10th June 2014 when Adam popped the question he has known that he has 72 spoons to carve.

You can probably imagine that I’ve mentioned it a few times over the last two years and he has continued to tell me that he’s on top of it!

Last week I casually asked him how he was getting on because there are only six weeks until the wedding. “six weeks??!!!” Was his response! Oh dear!

This left me a bit worried. I knew he had started as I had seen a few clues…


And we’ve had a few evenings where he has been carving until late


After my initial panic I found out that he has eight left to do so he’s doing ok. I just hope he can remember where the hoover and the garden brushes are kept 😉

Where does the centipede hide his shoes? 

We love taking Tilly for long walks and now Spring is here we will be going out more and more. On Monday it was bank holiday and we went for a wander…

First stop was the little patch of woodland near our house where we found this grumpy looking tree!

Haha looks like me when I catch Adam using our saucepans for bushcraft things!

Anyway whilst wandering Adam told me about the little shoes hidden in white dead nettles. Yes shoes!

It’s a story about fairies hiding the centipede’s shoes and how he decided to hide them in white dead nettle so they wouldn’t get them.

White dead nettle doesn’t sting but the fairies didn’t know that! I found this blog www.tentsandfestivals.co.uk telling the story which is very cute!  I checked it out for myself in the nettles and it’s true!!!