Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Red Skies At Night!

Unfortunately the red skies are in the morning therefore they are Shepherd's warning. And they were appropriately coloured. i took the photo at about 6am from Mum's window in Durham.
I have been back for a day or so now and I'm getting ready to sleep.
One of the outings I really enjoyed was to a pub in Bedfordshire called the Black Horse. My mother, sister and I ordered the "Assiette" with three spoons for dessert. The creme brulee was decorated with, what I have later found out to be, a Physalis or Cape Gooseberry.

I was reluctant to taste it because it looked like a decoration with its papery leaves drawn back. It did, however, taste really lovely. A cross between a citrus /apricot flavour and a texture similar to a hard gooseberry/cherry. I thought I had a picure to go with this but it seems to have disappeared.
Tomorrow I shall post news of the knitting and particularly the tea cosy.
Cheers to all


  • HI Gillian

    So pleased to hear you are home safely. Glad you had a great trip. All is well here if somewhat busy , must post an update soon.

    I have managed to get some more knitting finished so will have more pics soon.

    Great to hear from you, cheers

    By Blogger Beverley, At 2:33 PM  

  • Hi Gillian, glad to hear you had a wonderful trip away. The red sky looks lovely. I cant wait to see your photos from your trip, and your lovely tea cozy too.

    By Blogger sue, At 3:47 PM  

  • Very pretty sky.

    By Blogger Annie, At 5:39 PM  

  • Welcome back, Ferg! That's a great sky pic.

    By Blogger Becky, At 8:03 PM  

  • What a beautiful sky! It would make a lovely colorway for socks.

    By Blogger Heide, At 3:11 PM  

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