Archive | January 2012

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Competition time…

Things have been quietly hectic here… I have decided to enter the World’s Original Marmalade Awards – Aaaargh, scary! Even more so is the fact that, as I am now selling them as a business, I have to enter as an Artisan Marmalade Maker! Eeeek! I think I have chosen the best varieties to enter, I am […]

this {moment}

A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savour and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see. Inspired by Soulemama

Where can you find us?

Saturday 28 January ~ Verwood Table Top & Craft Sale 9.30am – 12.30pm Verwood Memorial Hall, BH31 7AA   Saturday 4 February ~ Sturminster Newton Exchange Indoor Market 9am – 1.30pm The Exchange, Sturminster Newton, DT10 1FH   This season’s NEW products will be available for tasting (and purchasing), we have also been getting creative […]

What’s cooking?

Raspberry Curd – this is a relatively new addition to the repertoire having been asked for it a couple of times at events. I had not seen a recipe for it, or even seen it for sale before, so I when I saw jars of it being sold by English Heritage I had a taste […]

Inspired by…

RHS Gardens – Wisley, Rosemoor and Harlow Carr. We have been members of the RHS for the last seven years and this allows us free entry into their gardens, although every year we berate ourselves for not visiting them often enough. Rosemoor and Wisley are the two closest to us, we have only visited Harlow […]

this {moment}

A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savour and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see. Inspired by Soulemama

The Parkside Plots (cont.)…

~ The ‘new’ fruit borders. Last year we finally sorted out the back patio and redesigned the grassed area behind the house and drive. I wanted trellis to add a screen, and that meant a chance to practise espalier pruning on some new apple trees. We also had quite a drop off the new wall, […]