Pembroke by Aynsley

Pembroke by Aynsley

Well, I think we could all do with a bit of cheering up. Enter Pembroke by Aynsley. According to the Replacements’ website, “Founded in 1775, John Aynsley & Sons China is one of the most influential companies in the British tableware industry....
Forest Festivities

Forest Festivities

It’s a blustery day, bringing to mind Winnie and Pooh and his forest companions.  We don’t have Tigger or a Kangaroo, but we’ve got lots of birds, bunnies and squirrels.  We had a patch of warm weather and sunshine in late November, and I...
A Christmas Memory

A Christmas Memory

My paternal grandparents lived next door to us from the time I was five until my early teens. They hailed from Yorkshire, in the North of England, and their practical, straightforward approach to life extended to the Christmas season. Having lived through two World...