books

See the book category of the blog for current reads.   THE MERMAID AND THE BEAR (a novel by Lucy, written under her pen name), has six whole chapters of medieval Christmas, making it the perfect festive gift! Also: romance, witches, and a Scottish castle… Amazon Waterstones Author website         Cookery ‘So … Continue reading books

Vegan Christmas or Yule

Jump to gift ideasJump to sweet recipesJump to booksJump to food links   THE MERMAID AND THE BEAR (a traditionally published novel by Lucy, written under her pen name), has six whole chapters of medieval Christmas, making it the perfect festive gift! Also: romance, witches, and a Scottish castle… Amazon Waterstones Author website   See festive … Continue reading Vegan Christmas or Yule

wild garlic and snowdrops

The wild garlic seems to be early this year 😀 recipes: creamy carrot and wild garlic soup and wild garlic pesto

Scotch Broth

Autumn. Cold winds. Rain. Hail. Even a few moments of snow yesterday between bursts of hot sunshine. Walking on the South side of the hill in the woods it is suddenly no longer autumn but the end of summer. Off with jackets, faces to the sun then round the corner into the North and winter, now … Continue reading Scotch Broth