Happy Halloween

Earlier this week, as I ‘helped’ (watched) my husband to create our Halloween pumpkin (this fantastic toothy-grinning umpkin below), I started thinking about how the tradition of carving a pumpkin into a spooky face came about. I was surprised to discover that it is a British tradition, and originally it would have been turnips or beets that […]

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Retro American Treats – my new favourite: the Sno-kone!

On a (British) holiday earlier this month, I had my first ever Sno-kone! And it has quickly become my new favourite. I found this classic American treat in a retro sweet shop called The Sweet Hut in the seaside town of Felixstowe in Suffolk. It’s the kind of kooky shop where you can buy unusual […]

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