Category Archives: chocolate

Connor turned 10 !!

Our grandchildren are growing up at what seems an alarming rate.  Bradley is 13 going on 14 and Connor turned 10 the other day.  Erin turns 10 in April. ‘ On this day’  memories on Facebook has featured quite a few … Continue reading

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The Junction at Nottingham Road

The weather forecast for the Drakensberg, where hubby and I were off to for the last two nights of our holiday, was similar to what we experienced in the Midlands .. chilly and rainy.  Hubby needed another book and we … Continue reading

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Christmas wishes to all

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A morning tasting coffee paired with chocolate

Jeanette and I went to a tasting and pairing of coffee and chocolate at Urban Grind Coffee Roasters in Parkhurst. Please read Jeanette’s post  …. http://www.therealjenty.com/2015/03/a-morning-tasting-coffee-and-chocolate/ I couldn’t have said it better 🙂 We had an awesome morning!!   I learnt … Continue reading

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Connor turned 8 today!!

My youngest grandson is eight today !!  How time is flying!  Even though I am making his birthday party cake .. the party being on Sunday .. of course I cannot let his actual birthday go by without the usual ‘Granny speciality … Continue reading

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Connor turned 7 yesterday !!

SEVEN !!!    All the littlies are no longer littlies!!!   Jeanette organised a ten-pin bowling party .. it was a hit!      Children and adults alike cheered in delight when pins fell !!! I made my usual ‘Granny Speciality Choccie … Continue reading

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Bordeaux, Aquitane, Southwest France

Wine country!!  .. and brandy – from the region around Cognac, north of Bordeaux.  “Bordeaux, built on the River Garonne is the world’s major wine industry capital.  Bordeaux wines have been produced in the region since the 8th century and … Continue reading

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