Free Your Flourish
London, poetry, writing

Fall

The leaves are falling, and so am I Or is it a beginning, this feeling inside With commitments and timelines I should feel stressed But I feel refreshed One step at a time © Pamela Morrison    

General Commentary, lifestyle, London, writing

April Summer Weekend in London…

I must admit that I have always secretly admired the British approach to Summer,  stripping off at the very idea of the sun.  Like cats stealing any sunny spot, turning up to work on a Monday morning Lobster pink regardless of age, wage or stature.  The supermarkets from Asda through M&S to Waitrose are left… Continue reading April Summer Weekend in London…

General Commentary, lifestyle, London, writing

Be Your Own Knight

I love a tongue twister, a lyric, a poem a rhyme, a word, never be afraid to express yourself I do it all the time ... Be Your Own Knight Imagine when this was fairly normal garb I wonder was it seen, as stylish? Could I get one in my size? A knight in shining armour… Continue reading Be Your Own Knight

Free Your Flourish
General Commentary, Guided Tour, how to save money, lifestyle, London, Travel

Secret Places for Autumn in London

We are spoiled in London for green spaces, those happy places where memories are made and life is lived, where we all played.  The green spaces of London are not just the Royal Parks of which there are 8 but the ones than often are more practical, they form a cut through as you run… Continue reading Secret Places for Autumn in London

Food, Gardening, Guided Tour, interiors, lifestyle, London, Travel

Abridged Sunday London Market Tour

At least once a month I make a trip into the city early on a Sunday morning when there are few people about, it feels more intimate, just me and London town. I take photographs and wander around the markets, walking the streets in search of new discoveries. It's my me time, where I explore… Continue reading Abridged Sunday London Market Tour

Budget, Food, how to save money, London, Projects, saving

£50 a month for food is very possible

  Food can be as expensive as you want it to be. If you don't plan, have a list or shop around then you will always pay more.  Savings never fall out of the sky; you have to do a little legwork.  I always use an ingredients list for the week or month, spend a… Continue reading £50 a month for food is very possible

Budget, Food, how to save money, lifestyle, London, Projects, saving

Final Week – Some Lazy Treats

When I have mentioned the challenge, guesses on how much a plate of food costs have varied from 50 to 80 % out (they have all guessed more expensive). To the extent that I think I'll consider a pop-up as I'd clean up 😉

Budget, Food, how to save money, lifestyle, London, Projects, saving

Week4-Eat for £50 a month-Final Week

By now I hope you will have mastered a few of the previous weeks recipes and even perhaps given them some of your own little twists.  I have found that it is often the simple and easy recipes which are the ones I return to again and again as they provide the best flavours.  So… Continue reading Week4-Eat for £50 a month-Final Week

Budget, Food, how to save money, lifestyle, London, Projects, saving

Week3-Eat for £50 a month-Recipes 6-7

I am on the third week and I am not missing anything, I am well fed, my energy is up and my pocket has surplus cash. Some recipes I haven't eaten in years and they have been easy, quick and tasty.  The menu is varied and I am eating leftovers as well as cooking in… Continue reading Week3-Eat for £50 a month-Recipes 6-7

Budget, Food, General Commentary, how to save money, lifestyle, London, Projects, saving

Week3-Eat for £50 a month-Recipes 1-5

My introduction to Italy was a trip from Napoli to Amalfi where the food made me sing.  The ingredients are often humble but with the most amazing flavours, my love story with Italy didn't begin with a cute guy called Giovanni (even though he was nice) but with a brioche and an amazing plate of lemon spaghetti… Continue reading Week3-Eat for £50 a month-Recipes 1-5