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Month: January 2017

Our Imbolc

Our Imbolc

Imbolc is one of the four fire festivals, celebrating the light returning and the rising of the creative life force. Imbolc works with the energy of the fire, the fire is the catalyst which sets things in motion. It is the electric current that courses […]

Seville Orange Marmalade

Seville Orange Marmalade

Cooking with oranges is always  good, the house is filled with the happy aroma of oranges. Seville oranges are only available for a short while so it is best to take advantage of them when you see them in the shops. People use seville oranges […]

Dried banana chips

Dried banana chips

Every so often GD and I are in receipt of big bunches of bananas that are overstocks, last month I made banana breads, cornwallnan.wordpress.com/2016/12/15/cornwall-nans-banana-bread, today GD and I are using the dehydrator to make banana chips. We are using the charles Jacobs one we got […]

It is all ‘Enough’

It is all ‘Enough’

  When we moved  from London to Cornwall last March, we arrived running, we had had plans of just sleeping on the floor and finding the soul of the house before putting it together. But an urgent call the week we were moving, had us […]

Wolf Moon

Wolf Moon

‘Wolf Moon’. All full moons have a name, these names were given to the moons by Native American tribes. The full moon in January is the wolf moon, the cold moon, the hunger moon. Called this because in the depths of winter, hungry wolf packs […]

Welcome 2017

Welcome 2017

Christmas and New year was our first in the new cottage. Our Youngest is back until new term February begins for him in Prague, his brother and girlfriend came to stay over the christmas and eldest boy and his family arrived 27th to spend New […]