Chocolate Chip Cookies


The first weekend in November has just made haste and we are steadily making our way in to winter. It’s been so mild the last two months and much of the countryside is still laden with foliage now a kaleidoscopic display of oranges, reds and browns. The weatherman promises a change in temperature as well as temperament. Will we get the Siberian snow storms the media love to taunt us with? It seems impossible with everything that surrounds us still so rich and vibrant.

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Collage of cow hunt 

Amberley Cow Hunt

What’s a Cow Hunt when it involves children and adults alike and 30 wooden cut-outs on a Spring afternoon? In Amberley, Gloucestershire it’s a fund-raising event for the local school. The third annual Cow Hunt event took place the weekend of the 7th and 8th May. The hunt is inspired by the annual release of real-life cows to graze the Amberley common for the summer.

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Cranberry and White Chocolate Cookies

White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

Didn’t someone say life is a long list of good intentions…failed? Well if they didn’t they should have.

You see the thing is last week was full of them (keep up with laundry, go to gym, get an early night, be kind to others, etc etc) but as usual it ended up being another seven days of “whoops didn’t do that”,

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