Advent Blog

Advent: 5th December – Penny’s Tearoom

Penny’s Tearoom in Saham Hills has become a regular haunt for the yoga gang as we continue to sooth our chakras after a class with coffee and cake! As well as coffee and cake, Penny offers a wide range of options – from a full English breakfast to light lunches and warming casseroles and hot puddings.…

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Advent: 3rd December – Passenger at the UEA

Last night was my second night out in a week (virtually unheard of!) as we headed off to the UEA to see Passenger. I took my daughter and her friend and as I was going to have to do the lifts and rather like Passenger, I though that I’d get myself a ticket as well.…

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Advent: 1st December – dull, cold and dismal

A few years back I successfully blogged every day for advent – either one or several images.  Despite good intentions I’ve not quite managed to keep up with posting every day  in subsequent years.  However this year I’m going to give it another go with the aim of blogging both here and on my personal Blog The Pixel…

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Advent Blog: 3rd December

On the first of December you are allowed to make the first mince pies and sausage rolls of the festive season,  so on Sunday I rustled these little beauties up. They were particularly delicious with a glass of cava – it was Geoff’s birthday on Friday and mine yesterday so it seemed like a good…

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Advent Blog 2013: 1st December

This is the third year of my virtual advent calendar – no cheap chocolate or pictures of boy bands here – just random photos of our life in a “sometimes sleepy” Norfolk village taken in the run up to Christmas. Late this morning my daughter and I  went for a walk in the sunshine. It…

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Advent:23.12 – Limoncello part 2

Well I have failed to post very day for advent this year – this week has been so buy with work and getting ready for Christmas.   However I did succeed in getting the Limoncello finished as you will see here……and one or two of you may find a bottle in your Christmas stocking this year!!

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Advent: 20.12 – Heart bokeh

I cut out a circle of black card then cut out a heart shape in the middle. i then placed this on my 50mm 1.8 lens and this is the result. (As if I haven’t anything better to do!)_

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Advent: 17.12 – The Nativity restorers

Our once controversial Nativity has been getting a lot of attention.  Pictured above are Enid Clarke, Rene Smith and Brian Smith who worked hard to restore it for this year’s Christmas celebrations in the church.  While we were setting up the photograph Enid told us how the artists came to stay in Carbrooke in the…

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Advent: 16.12 – Spirit of Christmas

Our village event in Carbrooke was a great success.  We had ice sculptures, a craft fayre, a story telling santa and to top it all Radio Norfolk arrived on the Village Green as part of treasure quest!

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Advent: 15.12 – Home make cakes and stand!

Not only did I make the cup cakes but I also made the cake stands too! I’ve had a box of vintage crockery stashed under the stairs since last year’s cup cake candle project. Geoff has been keen to get shot of them so was only to willing to do the drilling part of the…

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