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Hubby’s coffee and walnut birthday cake

Hubby’s coffee and walnut birthday cake

GD’s favourite cake is coffee and walnut so I made this for his birthday cake. This was also the same recipe I used to make the top tier for Julian and Jazz’s wedding cake This recipe uses camp coffee which is a blend of coffee […]

Little Miracles

Little Miracles

Living with the adrenal disease ‘hashimoto thyroiditis’ alters life perspective. Today these simple aspects of life are like little miracles to me. They make my heart beat joyfully. To hang a laundry load out and see it blowing in the breeze. To have the will, […]

Reclaiming  Space

Reclaiming Space

Just outside the back of our house we found the remains of a shed, apparently according to our new neighbours a mini tornado ran through what is now  our garden taking the roof  off of the shed, next door suffered much more though, the tornado […]

Brexit and the making of logs by GD

Brexit and the making of logs by GD

This blogs working title was the science of logs, but we live in a world where so much can change so quickly, this week being one of these as Britain steps outside the EU. I have chosen my words carefully as I do not look […]

Sausage making with GD

Sausage making with GD

Belly Pork Hello GD here, thought I would piggy back on my lovely wife’s blog since we have moved here to lovely Cornwall, and boy is it lovely, we have been moving at a pace settling in, doing bits around the house, lots of visits […]

Building Scaffold Board Bookcases

Building Scaffold Board Bookcases

So GD has been super clever and busy the past couple of days and our book cases are made and in situ. levelling the shelve   The wood arives   The alcoves in our new cottage are fairly narrow, the fireplace and hearth are deep […]

Dads Birthday

Dads Birthday

GD’s Happy Birthday Honey Cake GD’s birthday fell on a Saturday this year so we began on the Friday with going to the Cinema. Andrew came with us taking us in his little sports car , I’m relatively fit for mid fifties but it was […]

Menfolk and a cider press

Menfolk and a cider press

This is GD’s baby newly arrived at the weekend. Its a Virgo apple press. GD has been lovesick for this for years reading and re reading the info pamphlets.We saw one at the edible garden show at the Alley Pally, up close and on offer, […]