Whenever you turn on the news at the moment, the headlines always seem to be about the discovery of horsemeat in 'beef' ready meals and the local newspaper has been interviewing butchers in town to see if they had noticed an increase in trade as shoppers shunned supermarket ready meals in favour of buying meat direct from the butcher. One in particular made me smile when it said ' it had always enjoyed a stable trade ...'
Other news this week - I have finished reading the book that my friend has had published. I can hardly wait to go back to work next week to ask her what inspired her to make the character with my name the middle aged landlady of the main character, who had a penchant for younger men! Cheek! I had previously wondered who would play me in the film version. I think it could be Joan Collins.
I went to the cookery demonstration on Tuesday. By 11.30 I'd had a small glass of white wine, a small one of red, a sample of lamb and red onion pudding, another of chicken, bacon and mushroom pie and a small bowl of steamed ginger and syrup sponge. By 11.45 I'd signed up for the next one as the theme is chocolate. I'm not sure my waistline can cope with too many half terms.
So my plan for the last day of half term was to make another page for the Telling Tales project and this is what I've come up with
I did say things would get messy didn't I? True to my word there are splodges and splashes of paint and circular paint stains - so out of my comfort zone here, but I do like the effect it has made. I hope you approve Miss Smith! I'm sure the purple will wash off my hands eventually ...