Greeting cards · handmade or homemade

Greetings (the kind that are sent through the post in the shape of a card)!

I’ll warn you in advance that the end of this post might become a little bit self-indulgent (as it involves one of my favourite things I’ve ever gifted) but before we get there I thought it was time to explore the beauty of greeting cards. According to Wikipedia (the font of all knowledge) a greeting… Continue reading Greetings (the kind that are sent through the post in the shape of a card)!

Finding gifts for the awkward

Father’s Day gift ideas also known as a right old ballache

Father’s Day is a right old ballache (and I don’t even have any balls) of a time to find the right gift idea. I love my Dad. A┬álot. But trying to think of father’s day gift ideas is easier said than done for the man who tells me not to buy him Star Trek (despite… Continue reading Father’s Day gift ideas also known as a right old ballache

Food, food, and more food · The unusual

Chocolate crackling, the ultimate bacon gift?

I’ve definitely taken the element of surprise out of the content of this post with that title but perhaps the idea of chocolate crackling is enough of a surprise as it is? To be honest this was a complete impulse buy when I spotted it in the farm shop at Battlefield 1403 in Shrewsbury. Perhaps… Continue reading Chocolate crackling, the ultimate bacon gift?