Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2012«

Egg #1

March 31, 2012

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One of our new chickens laid her first ever egg this morning!

Angry Birds

March 26, 2012

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This was a true family project. George wanted to make some Angry Birds for his homework this week. There was help from Mum on the modelling, using Sugru covered bouncy balls, then some time in the workshop with Dad making the catapult. It works really well..a bit too well, as there are now birds bouncing all […]

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 […]

Whiskey and Walnut(s)

March 11, 2012

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When you’re someone who’s into woodwork and construction type activities its natural to apply those things to your living environment. This means that people like me often choose to refurbish or build their own houses rather than pay someone else to do it. Makes perfect sense, right? Except this means that you actually spend most […]

Mocha Fudge Ice Cream

March 3, 2012

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Following some testing, tasting and general gluttony I am pleased to introduce you to this Mocha Fudge Ice Cream. If you read My First Ice Cream post you will know that I was not completely happy with my results from the “Best ever chocolate ice cream” recipe by Cenk Cafe Fernando. Several people who made it ended up with […]