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Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Blueberry topping

Baked Vanilla Cheesecake with Blueberry topping

This cheesecake made a lovely dessert to finish of our family Sunday roast today. We all liked it so much I immediately set about to put it up on the blog. Serves six . Ingredients: 75g butter 90g digestive biscuits 350g cream cheese 150g golden […]

Cornwall Illogan Valley Walk

Cornwall Illogan Valley Walk

While the parentals are travelling back to London with the hire van and staying overnight to empty the old house, GD and I decide to go with Willow their mischievous beagle and our two grandsons to explore the valley in Illogan that passes under the […]

Allotment Glut Casserole

Allotment Glut Casserole

Every year at the allotment, and this year is no exception, GD and I find ourselves knee deep in oversized courgettes. This homemade recipe is one of my favourites for turning a bland vegetable into a tasty nutritious meal, featuring courgette, garlic, celery, onion, tomato, […]

Gwithian

Gwithian

Sitting on my rock at the edge of the sea. With my seal friend for company. A brew on the cliff top as the sun begins to set. Perfect day.

Summer Solstice Sunset, Kayak on the Water

Summer Solstice Sunset, Kayak on the Water

GD and I took the kayak out to watch the sunset on solstice evening. Julian and Jazz on their Fat yaks, us on the seadoo. Setting out by Godrevy Lighthouse. The sun going down. Just beautiful. We stayed on the water until the sun had […]