An Outlaw Break

Sometimes one ends up taking a break somewhere almost at random, or at least because it’s somewhere the trains seem to be running to across Easter weekend. Hence Heather and I found ourselves heading to Nottingham on what turned out to be a gloriously sunny long weekend. Continue reading

A Not Too Spooky Bake

Sunday was Halloween, so of course I did a quick bit of not at all spooky baking—first for a while. A pear, blueberry, raspberry, and blackberry crumble (to a Slimming world recipe) and an amalgamation of two recipes to create a coffee walnut fudge cake (fudge icing as sandwich, coffee Continue reading

Long Rochester

The interruptions of Covid mean that getting places has this year been difficult, or at least delayed. So during the relative calm of the moment Heather and I took the opportunity of taking our annual visit to Rochester. This time though we made the decision that we wouldn’t be rushed Continue reading