Category Archives: cooking

RWS (painting) and RHS (gardening)

In the Autumn there will be an exhibition at Bankside Gallery to celebrate 210 years of the RWS and the RHS, (both founded in 1804). Just working out what to do and how to do it!

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Visit to Towner Gallery, Eastbourne

There is a very interesting exhibition ‘Peggy Angus – Designer, Teacher, Painter’ on until 21 September. Peggy knew all the interesting artists / designers / architects – first meeting Edward Bawden, Eric Ravilious at the RCA. She provided a sort of artistic powerhouse … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Have just received a review from WordPress – almost worse than a school report…. must resolve to do a bit better in 2014!! Start tomorrow – Happy … Continue reading

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My new Canon printer/scanner/copier

I do like a helpful piece of technology and this printer is really good – trouble is I feel it’s annoyed with me as I only want it to print/copy/scan. It can obviously do SO MUCH MORE and it keeps … Continue reading

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Good Friday Walk

Into Soho for a nice coffee and Pain au Raisin at Patisserie Valerie. Bus to Victoria, then a walk down Vauxhall Bridge Road to Tate Modern. Hot cross buns in Regent Street My Great Grandfather, Thomas Goulden, was born here … Continue reading

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A loaf of Bread

I made a loaf of bread, and since I have just watched the Oscars, I would like to thank my lovely sister Henrietta who gave me the book of recipes, Dan Lepard who wrote the book, Doves Farm flour, Hovis … Continue reading

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Royal Watercolour Society’s Autumn Dinner

Last Sunday evening, 29 RWS Members and their guests assembled at the Bankside Gallery for the annual Autumn Dinner. Sixty four people sitting at eight tables had a delicious candle lit supper provided by the latest up and coming restaurant … Continue reading

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Quince and Apple Jelly

Someone gave me more quinces so this time I added apple to make the jelly. Very satisfactory.

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Quinces

Quinces are so delicious and so beautiful – also not easy to come by. You can make quince jelly, or Membrilo a deep red Spanish quince paste  eaten with Manchego, or flavour apple pies/crumbles etc. They are also just gorgeous … Continue reading

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Garden Open Today

   Another open day over – we made around £1000.00 for the various charities the National Garden Scheme supports – same time next year! Thank you to everyone who supported us.

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