Gingerbread pieces lessons learned!

The various panels of gingerbread have been piped with icing with some  bits and pieces to have a little flood filling but there’s really not much of that to do. The large panels and trees will go around the cake. Next year I’ll make a square cake and that will make life easier… until then,…

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Clay oven: flea market find

I think I have mentioned in previous posts that I *collect* clay ovens. I have some absolutely beautiful ones already but when I went to the Dublin Flea the other week or so ago and found this one. It was €4.99. And, it’s really big. A large chicken would be accommodated very easily though the…

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Crochet sheep for Yarndale charity appeal

This sheep fellow is off to Skipton in Yorkshire, to join a huge flock of sheep to be sold to raise money for the Martin House Hospice – a Yorkshire-based charity that supports the care of terminally ill children. Full details about Yarndale, the hospice and the crochet / knitting patterns for the sheep can…

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