Feline intervention

Feline intervention

On October 17, 2013 by battenburgbelle

The lovely J looked after Missy B the other night and they spent a jolly hour or two working out the recipe for Scripture cake – a recipe of yesteryear that J is...

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A half baked chicken

A half baked chicken

On October 13, 2013 by battenburgbelle

So there I was helping out at a photo shoot for a forthcoming new parenting magazine (watch this space…), when I got a text from J asking if we were “still on for...

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A cast of thousands

A cast of thousands

On October 8, 2013 by battenburgbelle

Or almost – the Battenburgs hosted a Sunday lunch for the family, plus some lovely Canadian visiting cousins. Battenburg Towers is not quite equipped to feed 12 at a time, but we put...

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Foraging and using up leftovers

Foraging and using up leftovers

On October 4, 2013 by battenburgbelle

It was well worth dragging Missy B and her friend for a hearty walk on Sunday – three big jars of sloe gin are quietly doing their thing in the cupboard.    I...

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Stop Baking…

Stop Baking…

On October 1, 2013 by battenburgbelle

…was more or less the first thing Mr B said to me on Saturday morning. He didn’t seem to mind the homemade bread with his breakfast, but was upset about the leftover financiers...

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