Bird Watching Kit

Here’s the bird watching kit that I mentioned in the following post… https://planetpaul.blog/2021/07/04/staveley-nature-reserve/ Sorry that it’s just a photo of the box. The contents are one canvas bag, one torch, one set of binoculars, one notepad, one pencil, nine bird identification cards and two bird food bases. The binoculars are genuine, the torch uses aContinue reading “Bird Watching Kit”

Tea for Me!

Sometime ago, possibly for my birthday early last year, my wife bought me an infuser cup and some tea. In fact, I’ve just remembered that I blogged about it… https://planetpaul.blog/2021/01/17/teacup-and-infuser-review/ The shop that my wife made the purchase from has only recently reopened following Lockdown/relocating (To the shop next door to where they were, IContinue reading “Tea for Me!”

Tomatoes on the Move

With warm weather upon us, I’ve transferred my tomatoes outside. Here’s my previous tomato related post… https://planetpaul.blog/2021/05/02/tomatoes-take-two/ The three tomato and three cherry tomato plants seem to be growing at different rates and in truth, appear a little feeble. One of my daughters immediately grabbed one… but I rescued it and put it back! TheirContinue reading “Tomatoes on the Move”

Frog City/Newt Central

The seasonably cold and generally miserable weather has, for the most part, limited amphibian activity… or sightings at least. When the weather finally turned however, the array of amphibians rose to the surface to bask in the sun! I counted nine frogs, which is particularly prominent for our pond. The newts were also making theirContinue reading “Frog City/Newt Central”

Ikich Coffee Grinder

It grinds coffee… thank you and goodbye! It grinds coffee in less time and with far less annoyance to my wife than my old manual coffee grinder did! At the risk of not bothering to check, I think that I got it from the South American rainforest and that it probably cost about £20. It’sContinue reading “Ikich Coffee Grinder”

Vauxhall Meriva

I recently posted about the demise of my car… https://planetpaul.blog/2021/04/25/end-of-the-road/ Now I am in no way a car geek and certainly didn’t expect to be blogging about cars. Our new motor has a lot of things going for it though, so I thought that I’d share my thoughts. Firstly, it was manufactured in 2006. ThatContinue reading “Vauxhall Meriva”

Tomatoes: Take Two!

My daughters allegedly got their hands on my tomatoes and threw them all over the summerhouse/shed floor… so we go again! I’ve put three cherry and three normal tomato seeds in one tray. This time they’re starting off in the kitchen rather than the summerhouse/shed. Historically, our tomatoes haven’t come through until as late asContinue reading “Tomatoes: Take Two!”