w/e 19 December

     Cake of various sorts featured a lot this week!  At each final session at work there were mince pies…although, interestingly, these were left in favour of biscuits (homemade) or chocolate log and mincemeat muffins.  These latter are a great favourite of mine and seemingly becoming a firm favourite addition to my repertoire.      At …

w/e 5 December 2021

Monday Motivation was achieved by marching along with the Clangers to some wonderful Clangery marching music.  I’ll try anything to keep moving and motivated when it’s too chilly for my evening walk.  An exercise video from the Clangers would be fantastic!      Upon stalling at traffic lights one morning, I was reminded of the benefits …

Meteor Shower

In November around the 17th, the Leonid meteor shower is worth trying to see.  It comes from the comet Tempel–Tuttle.  This is a comet with an orbital period of 33 years and passes through the constellation of Leo at this time of year.   It was independently discovered by Wilhelm Tempel on December 19, 1865 and …