Tag Archives: birthdays

The darling buds of May

They’ve definitely been shaken by some rough winds so far, it’s been freezing! Nice this afternoon, but there’s talk of, guess what, “high winds” again by next weekend. Hurrah. It’s also been so flat-out, I can’t even think about posting … Continue reading

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A great British bake-off weekend

Well, three cakes. One of which wasn’t even baked. Mille feuille or gateau Saint Honore a la passion they weren’t… but they were very tasty. First up was this, for our lovely receptionist Wendy’s birthday: She loves peanut butter, possibly … Continue reading

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A surfeit of superlatives

Did you see it?! The London 2012 opening ceremony was amazing, stunning – superb. From Blake’s “green and pleasant land”… …to the dark satanic mills… … to the forging of the Olympic rings… The opening sequence was out of this … Continue reading

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