Catch up

  • No baking to report today.
  • Bill is fermenting nicely and is developing an attractive aroma, slightly tangy at this stage.
  • Six couche cloths have arrived from Bakery Bits, only two are for me.
  • Shopping yesterday failed to yield the desired trigger spray bottle
  • I did get Bill a new home with a flat bottom
  • I also found hemp seeds, linseeds, millet and Semolina flour.
  • New yeast supplies arrive on Monday night – I plan to make Brioche
  • I am about to walk out to my Knit & Natter group. There is a storm coming, so I want to use this window in the weather to good effect. I just hope that the roads are not as icy as our track.
  • The coming storm may disrupt Birthday Dinner but this fails to worry me, I have backup plans for picnic stove cooking –  and candlelit dining would be appropriate anyway.
  • I just need to bake some rolls and biscuits for cheese before the wind gets too high.
  • The baked goods are essential – I bought myself a little Chaumes yesterday and I am looking forward to it with fevered anticipation

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December Reflections 1: Star

December Reflections 1: Star

Taking part in Susannah Conway’s series of December Reflections prompts. Mainly my responses will be in my other blog, Scattered Thoughts, but sometimes they will fit better here. On other days, such as today, we may fit in a post in both blogs. … Continue readingDecember Reflections 1: Star

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

second test

post by mail. who is this user Beth Loft 86390, France

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash

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