Batch baking

Batch bakingOh dear, yet another bread photo. Today is a boring but busy “house” day and I am unlikely to come up with any more interesting shots.

That’s Granary Batch Rolls made, plus 3 white Baguettes. I’ll freeze them shortly and we shall take them to East Mainland with us next week. We shall be fully equipped then for sandwiches and soup lunches. Well, I suppose I still have to make the soup…

Made a stab at plucking rosehips today but they are not yet fully ripe. I’ll try again mid-week.

Mr L took the old front door out this morning. The new frame fitted in just fine, but he has broken his drill bit so we are unable to screw the frame in. We may be without a door for a few days. He’s ordered new bits by post, and I have offered to get the morning boat to Kirkwall to see if I can get some a bit sooner for him. If I do that, he’ll not have them until half past six in the evening, though – so he’s wondering if it is worth my effort. Sometimes island living has its drawbacks.

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In a pickle

In a pickle

Shops are now open to sell anything on their shelves and we are no longer restricted to purchasing whatever some government official has deemed to be “essential”. We popped out to The Shed yesterday as I needed some parcel tape to package up some things that I need to be posting off. We had to hunt, it wasn’t in the Stationery section, but we eventually found it in the DIY area. It’s not of greatContinue readingIn a pickle

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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