October 2018, London

I am wary that this blog, Ijo Pona, is turning in to a ‘look what I had for tea’ blog – but, I need to talk about Potatoes. London-shaped Potatoes….

Our Trip To Manchester

Our trip to Manchester: Me and Mrs Backhouse visited my sister, Alison. Alison lives in the Chorlton area of Manchester and it is the first time me and Kathryn went…

Backhouse Fieldtrip 2017

I thought about titling this post as “Camp Backhouse” but then that would lead to all sorts of rumours about that time I went fly-fishing. Instead – I have called…

The Battle Of Embo

As readers of this Blog will be aware, I am staying in Dornoch – Dornoch is where my Granny lives and Dornoch has remained a source of inspiration to me…

Dornoch 2017 – Pt I

So, we are in Dornoch again. After what was around 24 hour’s worth of travel, me and Kathryn are snuggled up in twin beds in a shared house – the…