So its still very very chilly and also still very very beautiful! Now a chilly day in this house means that we light the fire!


So to light our fire we take a nasty smelling fire lighter from a hazardous looking packet, strike a match, add some sticks and we’re away! Well most of the time this is the case – some days the blasting thing just won’t light – one such day was the day Becksie got new slippers………. This was because she got so cross that it wouldn’t light she used her old slippers as a firelighters – they were a trip hazard so it wasn’t a waste and the fire went with a roar! The other day whilst lighting the fire it occurred to us that while the fire lighters we use may work they aren’t particularly nice little chaps so……….. you’ve guessed it we’re trying an alternative! Continue reading