Tag: Celebration

Birthdays like buses

Birthdays like buses

I have five wonderful grandchildren aged between six and fifteen and all their birthdays fall between September and January, two of the grandchildren recently moved house and came from London three hundred miles away to live around the corner from me and GD, but the […]

Mazey Day fireworks Penzance

Mazey Day fireworks Penzance

What’s it all about? In the late 1800s, Golowan was one of the last surviving midsummer festivals practiced in Cornwall. Traditionally, blazing tar barrels were paraded around the town’s streets and bonfires were lit on the surrounding hills which could be seen all around Mounts […]

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, […]

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 […]

Mushroom Pate

Mushroom Pate

Yesterday I was busy making mushroom pates, a nice veggie compliment to the usual pork and liver pates that often go with cracker based snacks post Christmas day. This is our first Christmas away from London and its been a different kind of lead up […]

Celebrating life

Celebrating life

We are back from our travels and celebrations. We love to celebrate everything, anything for us can become a springboard for celebration.The past weekend we celebrated with family and friends my daughter in laws thirtieth birthday We traveled early as Friday dawned, leaving Cornwall for […]