As well as enough roast dinner to feed a gang of hungry shearers, there is always a choice of homemade puds. I thought I should share her Pineapple Upside Down Cake - a thing of great beauty that must (surely) be set for a smart restaurant comeback any day soon.
She also quite often gives me stuff when she's clearing out her cupboards. As well as a rather lovely 70's craft pottery cheese dome (that I currently can't find the bottom of so haven't photographed), I have acquired a new tea towel for my collection.
Now I like a souvenir tea towel..... I also like a map. I particularly like a souvenir tea towel with a map, especially if it's somewhere slightly off piste. The jewel in my collection has long been...
|relic of a previous life in the film industry|
But my lovely mother in law has added the perfect companion piece....
|the refuelling stop of choice en route to the Falklands|
(Note to self - consider ironing textiles better before photographing them)
Will be heading back up the garden path this week - hoping to get some garlic and shallots in if the ground doesn't freeze before I get there. Also need to prune the soft fruit bushes - more of that later.