Browsing All posts tagged under »Spring«

Rhubarb Cocktail

March 24, 2012

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These images remind me that murky mornings, like yesterdays, can turn into glorious afternoons which flow into happy hour and the promise of a Friday evening rhubarb cocktail.

It’s all about the cake

March 18, 2012

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The sun shone yesterday for the annual Spring Fair at George’s School. The children threw sponges, bobbed for apples, bought magic wands and ate cake pops. For the adults tea was served, jewellery was made and spring flowers were on offer. But we all know what the main event is at a school fair. The […]

Spring Promises and Hollandaise

May 11, 2011

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When spring comes around I promise that we will change our wintery, comfort eating ways. We will eat fresh produce, lots of vegetables and salads and cut down on the carbs. With this in mind I bought some barnsley chops of spring lamb and the first British asparagus of the season. I also replenished our […]

Crazy Frosting

April 3, 2011

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I’m a bit of a sucker for trying something that sounds like it can’t possibly work. This ‘frosting’ fell into that category as it starts with a cup of milk and 5 tablespoons of flour…being cooked up in a pan. Now, I’ll grant you, that doesn’t feel like the start of one of the dreamiest toppings. […]

Bluebell Woods

May 12, 2010

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I was asked to tag along on with the school kids yesterday to our local woods. We set off first thing and it looked like we had lucked out with a sunny morning. The children were tasked with writing about the outdoors and finding similes, rhymes and alliteration. Some of them set about the task very […]

Chatsworth House

May 1, 2010

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Deb from Fabulous Places and I visited Chatsworth House Gardens this week. It was quite a rainy old day but we were lucky and managed to dodge most of the showers. Here is a slide show of some of my photographs:

All Things Green

March 17, 2010

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Here’s an update on the things we have been making this week. As chance would have it all the things we have made have a green theme which is kind of relevant with it being Saint Patrick’s Day today. I had a couple of egg whites to spare so I made my first attempt at […]

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