It’s mid July, when thoughts turn to summer holidays, so it’s time for the Slamseys Creative Summer Challenge! The Challenge This summer, our challenge is to make a Visual… Read more Creative Summer Challenge →
For the past year, along with much of the population, we’ve been looking at ways to reduce our dependence on single use plastic. I decided that rather than an evangelical… Read more Print your own Onion Patterned Beeswax Wraps →
Lately, we have had a spell of hot, sunny days. Lovely as it it to wake each day to a cloudless sky, we need some rain as there was… Read more Lately →
Sometimes, it seems that everybody is in a rush. They have too much to do and not enough time to do it. Busy, busy, busy. Ask someone how they… Read more Stop and Smell the Roses →
This weekend, I nipped next door to snip off a rose from the arch, along with some petals from a rugosa rose to make this subtly flavoured Rose Petal Posset. The lemon juice gives a little sharpness to the dessert and brings out the pinkness and flavour of the rose petals.
In May, the lure of exploring new places with bluebell woods and blossom laden hedgerows is hard to resist and if fine weather is forecast, the maps are soon pulled out and routes planned for a good walk.