The promise of Spring….

The sunshine that we so miss here in Denmark during the long winter months, recently made a reappearance and the difference that the softly warming light makes to our days cannot be underestimated. I could never have imagined spending weeks without even a glimpse of blue sky never mind seeing the sun but that is…

Zoo in a Bag

I just love an opportunity to whip up a batch of iced biscuits and last week I had the perfect opportunity. A friend was looking for an alternative goodie bag to give away at the end of her son’s birthday party at Copenhagen Zoo. I was only too happy to offer my services. After deciding…

Paper Flower Wreath

I made this for a friend recently. 12 hours, 8 glue sticks and 2 books…….

The Family Cake

I love cake. I love to make cakes. I love to look through recipe books at cakes. I do cake well.   In particular, Battenburg, Fruit, Victoria Sponge, Madeira, Chocolate, Lemon drizzle, Cherry and Almond, Caffe and Walnut and don’t get me started on eccles cakes. I would struggle to choose my favourite.   This…

Pre Vintage, Vintage

A couple of months ago I needed a dress. Now, I know that there are plenty of wonderful shops here in Copenhagen that I could go to to find the ‘right’ dress for a special occasion. I did indeed spend far longer than I ought to have traipsing round all the vintage stores. Hoping to…