Attempting to grow a basil cutting. In an effort to rectify my somewhat chequered history with all things green-fingered, I'm keen to save myself some money now that our shop brought basil plant is coming to an end. Having survived on the kitchen window sill all spring and summer, it's clearly hardier than ones I have had in the past. I'm hoping to grow another one from these cutting and save the price of a new plant. Watch this space.
Admiring our new sun tunnel. Remember this post where I mentioned 'project natural light' my mission to fill our windowless bathroom with natural light, well we've made progress! I'm saving the full reveal for once we've redecorated the bathroom (you might have a bit of a wait on that) but here's a sneak peek of the sun tunnel which has solved all our problems...
Reading Under the Paw, Confessions of a cat man by Tom Cox. It's a really fun tail tale of one man and his love of cats, following his cat-filled journey through life with plenty of funny and sometimes sad anecdotes. He really plays up the personality of each cat and I have to admit I've been watching our neighbour's cat with renewed curiosity - just what are they thinking about!
Visiting the stunning Arundel Castle, you can't help but be impressed by its crenelated towers and sheer size. The interiors are absolutely amazing, and it’s home to my one of my favourite rooms of any historic house, their Library is the stuff dreams are made of. Sadly you can’t take pictures – but it’s double height, with big red sofas, several fire places and lots of cosy nooks to curl up with one of the hundreds of books. I could live in that room.