Having just realised that I need to be at babysitting half an hour earlier than I thought, I have far less time to do all the things I'd hoped to before leaving, blogging being one of them. So here are a few photos...
Pears for the recipe below
The cake looked nothing like the one in the book
Tulips brightening up my kitchen
Above and below: some of my bargains of the day - I got 8 terracotta pots, 4 tiles and some beautiful material for £3, thanks to the closing down sale in Laura Ashley and the wonderous scrapstore