Tom's Mango Smoothie Cookies

Mango Smoothie Cookies


Hello. I love summer and I love fruit, so I’ve been busy inventing Tom’s Mango Smoothie Cookies to add to my fruit smoothie cookie collection. It’s been inspired by Innocent’s Magnificent Mango Smoothie which mummy loves (and so do I). Just like the drink, my cookies are fruity, smooth, yellow and yummy. Here’s my recipe for you to enjoy my…

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Tom's Gardening Diary July

Tom’s Summer Gardening Diary


Hello and a very big welcome to Tom’s Summer Gardening Diary. Summer started very sunny in North East Scotland and Tillie and me managed to enjoy some picnics and picnic rug time in the garden. It might look like we are just busy relaxing on a picnic rug but we have been very busy researching nutrition for our food blogs…

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Tom's Gardening Diary - June

Tom’s Sniff, Nudge, Nibble Gardening Diary


Hello my gardening friends. Welcome to Tom’s Sniff, Nudge, Nibble Gardening Diary. I’m aspiring to be like Monty Don. He’s my favourite writer and one of my favourite gardeners.  I started Tom’s Gardening Diary as my rehearsal for becoming a famous writer like Monty. It would be amazing to have my own column in a big magazine and I would…

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Tillie's Adventures - Dodd Wood and Derwentwater

Tillie’s Adventures – Dodd Wood and Derwentwater


Well. Tfff. Tom has been complaining that I haven’t been writing up my stories of my adventures. What’s he like? He thinks I don’t read his stories to see that he’s having a little moan. For goodness sake. What a dick head. Anyway, I do have quite a lot of stories of my adventures to type up and I am…

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Tillie's tuna cake

Tillie’s tuna cake


Tillie loves tuna cake! I mean I really love tuna cake. In a taste test in the woods the other day I chose tuna cake over a whole lot of other yummy treats every time. So whilst Tom is responsible for writing most of the recipes on our blog, I thought I would put on my chefs hat and share…

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Tom’s April Snow Gardening Diary


Well golly gosh my friends. You really couldn’t write this stuff without believing that the April fool goblin carried on making fun through the whole of April. At the beginning of April I brought you Tom’s Daffodil Diaries and we had enjoyed some lovely gardening weather in Tom’s garden. Then, on 24th April the weather goblins flicked a switch, turned…

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Tom’s Daffodil Diaries


I love spring. It’s yellow. Yellow is my favourite colour. It’s a happy colour. And it smells nice too. Tom’s garden is starting to burst into yellow life with daffodil popping up everywhere with their cheerful little faces. Dancing in the breeze, singing in the sunshine and laughing in the rain. We have native daffodils (I’ll call them Jane Daffodils)…

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Tillie’s Adventures – St Cyrus Nature Reserve and Beach


I visited St Cyrus Nature Reserve and Beach in August 2015 so this is an adventure from Tillie’s archives. But it’s a special adventure and a beautiful place. A special adventure for two reasons:- 1) One of my favourites persons Gwandad Cushionz was born and brought up near there. Well, he’s now Gwandad because he’s lost his Cushion. Somewhere. 2)…

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Tillie’s Adventures – Crannoch Woods


Crannoch Woods is on the edge of Cullen. I was going to buy Cullen with my first five pounds and I suppose I could’ve owned the woods. But I don’t like shops so didn’t go into a shop to buy Cullen and therefore I don’t own the woods. I think they are owned by Seafield Estate. Anyway, Crannoch Woods are…

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Tom's Crocus Pocus Gardening Diary

Tom’s Crocus Pocus Gardening Diary


Welcome to Tom’s Crocus Pocus Gardening Diary. It’s been magical in Tom’s Garden. The fairies, pixies and elves have been busy sprinkling their magic dust to make everything grow and there are lots of surprises to be uncovered. Despite cold frosty mornings (great for zoomies), the weather is getting warmer during the day and we enjoyed our first game of…

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