1 It always amuses me when I see this lovely face looking out at me from some merchandise, today, while wandering through the supermarket. Louis Tomlinson of One Direction was a lovely pupil in my English class many years ago! It’s his birthday tomorrow, so Happy Birthday Louis!
2 We are having a goose this year for Christmas dinner and I collected it this morning. This afternoon I have made the stuffing, leaving it now for the flavours to mingle. It has sausage meat with onion, apple, Armagnac-soaked prunes, sage, cloves and mace all mixed together. My mace is from some brought from Jamaica by my Sister-in-law when she went home a few years ago. I did not know until then that mace is the beautiful outer layer of a nutmeg.
3 I realised today that my favourite wool shop, Knitcraft Wool Shop, will be closing early tomorrow and not re-opening until 29th December when I will be unable to go shopping. The other day, I discovered a beautiful project for my recuperation days that requires yarn in every colour of the rainbow. Here they are:
Our Growing Paynes
December 24, 2014 at 4:25 pm
I wondered what mace was as well. The meal sounds like it will be delicious. Have a wonderful and Happy Christmas!
December 24, 2014 at 6:48 pm
Thank you and a very Happy Christmas to you and yours too 🙂
December 24, 2014 at 10:41 am
I didn’t know that about mace – thanks Sally ad have a good Christmas – you have a wonderful new year ahead of you! Will ring you early Jan to arrange a visit xxx
December 23, 2014 at 11:05 pm
3 wonderful photos …a former student who made well!…I had no idea about mace… and already preparing yourself to be bust while recuperating…Good for you!…Best Wishes!
December 23, 2014 at 8:17 pm
Mace is such an amazing thing!
Choc Chip Uru
December 23, 2014 at 8:05 pm
Haha I used to be a massive fan of one direction, that is so cool that he was your student 😛
Choc Chip Uru
December 23, 2014 at 5:48 pm
It’s a small world. The last time I saw Louis was in the Hall Cross production of Grease. 🙂
I had no idea mace is the outr part of nutmeg. One of my friends always sprinkles a little in her rice.
Have a wonderful Christmas.
December 23, 2014 at 5:30 pm
I wonder who will be the lucky recipient of your yarn project? 🙂
I know you will not be idle as you rest and recover. The colorful rainbow yarn is as pretty as the flowers I am sure you will be receiving.