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Archive for September, 2011

How to Make a Prizewinning Cake

…by someone who didn’t know the secret…I have been baking cakes, pretty successfully, for many many years. I have never ever entered into¬† competition but for the Parwich Horticultural Show yesterday I was persuaded to do so, and some plum jam and some biscuits… Pride comes before the proverbial fall, not that I expected to [...]

Borneo, Haddon Hall, Debbie’s 50th, Eden Day Spa…

…Our Week’s News in a Nutshell…They too were here for the weekend, the excuse being to help our friend Debbie ‘American Deb’ celebrate her 50th. Of course our Australian contingent, Sara, Derek and Tom, couldn’t be here nor Nick who was working all weekend; Allie Webster flew back from the states just in time to [...]