Judy Martin

230 Added | 14 Magazines | 2 Likes | 52 Following | 57 Followers | @JudyEMartin | I love words… there is so much we can do with them; make them rhyme, inspire people with them, make others laugh or cry; communicate with people on so many levels…I enjoy reflecting on different situations I have found myself in, or have observed,  and writing about them. I also like writing about random silly things, or anything that I find amusing, wacky or downright ridiculous. I then love to share them so that I can bring some laughs to your day too. Humour is what gets me through the day, and I think we all need a little laughter in our lives.

Down on the farm....

My turkey babies are not babies anymore…. He is just such a handsome boy, isn’t h

Farming

Es’s Creamy Snapper Fillets

<i>I had a packet of snapper fish fillets, and odds and sods to use, so I concocted this dish! My husband gave it the thumbs up! 👍👍👍</i><p>Ingredients:<br>400 g …

Recipes

Vegetarian mushroom, spinach and quinoa risotto with oven-poached eggs

Vegetarian mushroom, spinach and quinoa risotto with oven-poached eggs – a hearty and healthy meal that screams ‘comfort’. Regular readers may have …

Recipes

Broccoli and Red Lentil Detox Soup

I made this tasty & spicy detox soup last week, because I had lots of leftover broccoli and didn't know what to do with it. And I needed something …

Broccoli

12 Meal Prep Lunch Ideas that Put Sandwiches to Shame!

Forget about expensive lunches – these healthy meal prep lunch ideas will save you time and money and taste so much better than soggy sandwiches!<p>If …

Eating

Chicken Fried Rice | Slimming Eats - Slimming World Recipes

I don’t know about you, but I love a bowl of chicken fried rice.<p>Whenever I cook too much rice and I must admit I often do that deliberately. I tub …

Chicken Recipes

These 5 Big Carbohydrate Myths Might Be Standing In The Way Of Your Weight Loss

Carbs are not the enemy.<p>Can you have your carbs and eat them too if you’re trying to lose weight? With all the low-carb diets to choose from, it might seem like an impossibility. But experts say that’s just one of many misconceptions about carbohydrates.<p>In fact, Stefanie Mendez, R.D.,a practicing …

Weight Loss

Big Buddha.. shimmers in the sunlight... - Orienthailiving.

Phuket’s most famous landmark…Big Buddha.<p>Big Buddha sits proudly on top of The Nakkerd Hills between Chalong and Kata (and you most certainly would …

Thailand

Growing Old Disgracefully!

I have been pretty negative about the process of aging recently, as you can see here and how I am starting to feel (not to mention look) old. I have …

Hearing Aids

A Little Bit of Dirt Never Killed Anybody!

A bit of reminiscing….<p>I received a phone call from my daughter one day during her lunch break at school to let me know that there was a Craft Fair on …

Kitchens

Another Little Bit of Dirt Never Killed Anybody!

Further the post I wrote here, my younger sister reminded me of a story that I had forgotten to include, and although it is pretty stomach-churning, …

Gardening

Are We Too Clean? - Judy E Martin

You may remember some time ago I wrote about my mum’s attitude that ‘A little bit of dirt never killed anybody’. This was in regards to her cavalier …

Flint

A Bit of British Humour

I read a post a short time ago by the wonderful Debby where she used a writing prompt from a journal she bought. This inspired me to buy my own but …

Elton John

You Know You Are Past It When 8 giveaways signs

You forgot what you did yesterday, and it wasn't due to an over-indulgence of alcohol!Click To Tweet I like to keep a diary which I have done for …

Inspiration

My Book 'Rhymes of the Times' - Judy E Martin

I love writing poems, and little ditties, mostly in rhyme, as its rhythm is pretty upbeat and immediately lightens the mood. The subjects I choose …

Books

Need cheering up, then read on! - Judy E Martin

There are times when we could all do with a laugh or two. Life can be pretty tough-going at times, with all of the expectations that we (and others) …

The Arts

Healthy Eating, Healthy Living. A Renewed Attempt at a Healthier Life

As some of you may remember, last September, I embarked on a low carbohydrate diet as recommended by GP in order to lose weight. I had steadily got …

Eating

#SoCS Season

Linda’s prompt word for this week’s Stream of Consciousness post is <i>season.</i> We can use it however we wish (even adding a suffix to it) and get bonus …

T-shirts

The Moth and the Fly - Judy E Martin

The grass needed mowing again<p>It was starting to look a mess<p>In, fact it was the perfect place<p>For the moth to have a rest<p>It looked so regal standing …

Travel

#FundayMonday Tree, ever changing with the Seasons

Today’s video poem is about a tree. That may not sound very exciting but you know how much they can change over time .<p>If you enjoyed those poems, and …

Poetry

Guest: Red Berry and Mango Crown Cake

Please meet Juju @ Roijoyeux our next Guest here at TRH.<p>He adapted this wonderful cake and modified it to contain no butter, no flour and no refined …

Recipes

#SillySaturday The Ugly Shell Show Competition

I have teamed up again with the talented Sandra (or Daffy as I like to call her), from Wild Daffodil to bring you another bit of silliness this …

Grandparents

NanNoWriMo, Presenting the WIP

The waiting is near done, my WIP is revealed. The paranormal brothers are back and now it’s time to decide; am I in or out?<p>This year I feel ahead of …

Writing

Feriel’s Braised Tenderised Steak

<i>Soft, tender, juicy and delicious</i><p>Ingredients:<br>1kg Tenderised steak<br>Robertson steak and chop spice<br>Robertson Braai Mix spice and Peri Peri<br>Aromat<br>mix all …

Beef

Sri Ramchandra Temple, Jaipur…..Spectacular!

Yesterday we all celebrated Diwali, a major Hindu festival….festival of lights and celebrations!<p>According to Hindu mythology, Diwali is marked with …

Life Is Like A Strenuous Walk: You Have To Take Time To Breathe

My hubby and I went for a long walk at the weekend in Hayfield, Derbyshire. We’d done the route once before but I’d forgotten how hilly it was; it …

Happiness

What makes Jaipur one of the best place to celebrate Diwali in India?

Have you ever wondered which are the <b>best places to celebrate Diwali in India?</b> If you are <b>traveling in India during Diwali</b> May I suggest Jaipur? <b>Jaipur</b> …

India

Mental Health: Let’s Keep Talking

Today is World Mental Health Day today, a cause which is close to my heart.<p>Roughly 1 in 4 people will experience mental health issues at some point …

Mental Health

#SillySaturday Meet our latest character, Pebble Pete

I have teamed up again with the talented Sandra (or Daffy as I like to call her), from Wild Daffodil to bring you another bit of silliness this …

Daffodils

17 Stress-Busters & Simple Pleasures

Real-talk time, I was going to call this 17 Things That Piss Me Off. However. That only helps me, while these stress-busters will help you, too. …