Category Archives: March

Spelt Scones, in fact, Spelt and Wild Garlic Scones

Easy peasy. Spelt and Wild Garlic Scones First pick a handful of wild garlic leaves……worth the effort….usually I can find a few clumps of it in Wick Woodlands near where I live……OR today I spotted growing pots of it at Panzers …. not … Continue reading

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Swans, Teesles and Daffodils – That old swan again

I had some teesles that I had picked in Somerset from the field behind my sister’s house. I had, had them a while. I was about to throw them out, when in the middle of the night, when I couldn’t … Continue reading

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Dead Flowers. Day thirteen. #deadflowers2studioe2

If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you’ll be familiar with my Dead Flowers series. Dead Flowers. Day thirteen. #deadflowers2studioe2 (detail) It started quite by accident. As I was about to throw some dead flowers away one day, when I realised they still … Continue reading

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Chickweed – Wild Chickweed, Toasted Pecan and Lemon Teradot

Here’s the recipe I mentioned in the last veg box post using Wild Chickweed that came in my Organic Wick veg box this week. Chickweed was always just a really common weed for me. Then it turned up in my veg box here … Continue reading

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Sink the Pink takeover Soho House London tonight Come play……

  Sink the Pink take over Soho House here in London….come play…… Tonight my friends, Glyn and Amy take their sense of fun, love, tranny and bonkersness as their club night, Sink the Pink, takes over Soho house. Glyn and I … Continue reading

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Daffodils – Spring isn’t here yet. I know. Get over it.

At least these babies think spring is here…..stop you’re moaning……It’s Easter this weekend…..  

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Mother’s Day – Happy Mother’s Day Winnie

When I was 15 I made this Mother’s Day Flower Basket Cake for my Mum, from this  St Michael (Marks and Spencer) book. I made it in secret over at the next door neighbour’s and it was those same neighbour’s, Shirley … Continue reading

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Blood oranges are in…..

These tissue wrapped beauties came from Cobbs Farm shop in Hungerford, Berkshire, which I picked up on my way back from Somerset. This week I also had a freshly squeezed glass of the bloody nectar at Rochelle Canteen and it … Continue reading

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