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FFTO Baking Challenge – November

November 28, 2009


The Fresh From The Oven (FFTO) Challenge for November was set by ‘Goodshoeday” from with knife and fork blog. It is a White Tin Loaf that uses Dan Lepard’s kneading method and has milk in the recipe to keep it soft and slightly sweet. It was quite a nice challenge to have as although the bread […]

Snowdon or Bust

November 25, 2009


In the Summer we had a lovely camping trip to Wales, though even as we drove home we were hankering to go back. We have visited Snowdonia many times before but we felt that there were more things that we wanted to do. So as soon as we got home we booked a cottage for […]

Fully Stocked

November 21, 2009


Georges school play is currently in rehearsal and is based in Tudor times. Understandably, the plot contains plenty of beheadings and I was asked to provide the required equipment…what can I say? – the people know me! Actually I was originally asked for a guillotine, but after steering things back to the right country we […]

Pizza’s for Pudsey

November 12, 2009


Our local Artisan Bakery is The Loaf, in Crich. This week they held a charity ‘Pizzas for Pudsey’ evening in aid of the BBC’s Children in Need. Andrew and Roger were busy planning for the event so I pitched in to help out with a bit of inspiration for the topping of the cakes. The […]

Sunday Walkies

November 8, 2009


It took George and I until lunch time to get dressed and out for a walk today. That’s Sundays for you. When we finally got out the sun was shining, the trees were Autumnal and the dogster was champing at the bit. We saw some lovely toadstools and mushrooms on the way George did warn […]

A Box

November 2, 2009


Well they say a picture paints a thousand words, I suspect without me saying anything you can work out what I’ve made here; Yes its a box (although I kind of gave that away in the title) A box with tools in (the best kind of box in my opinion) I think I’ll call it […]