Do you ever wonder what food is in season? So much is available all year round and nutritionists say that, as well as better flavour, there are more nutrients to be had if we eat vegetables and fruit grown in season. Makes sense as it has not been forced and grown with all the processes that come with year round production. Here is a useful website:
I have met some interesting people on this cancer journey that I wouldn’t have otherwise met. Now this week I met with a lady who calls herself a Diviner and Dowser living in Porchester. She comes recommended by the way. It was a lovely sunny day to visit the south coast, see the Castle fortification, have some cake and coffee and pop to Freddie’s house. I’d sent her a hair sample and a drawing of the ground floor of our house, that she could examine energy levels and re-balance them. Every surface in her study was covered with stuff: dried concoctions, perfumes, oils, stones, crystals and pendulums for dowsing. Not sure who’s the most barking – her or me for visiting! Here’s a chocolate cake (Mary Berry recipe) made by a volunteer at the local church tea room – who happens to be allergic to chocolate. Really? And a very nice recipe it was too.
Whilst out shopping in Newbury I called into the Flowerpot Café and had a slice of gooseberry and lemon cake. The icing had been made with icing sugar, a little butter and milk and big splashes of lemon juice which gave it a shiny topping! Delicious!
I’ve not been for a long time but I went to the Pink Place for another free session including a neck, shoulder and head massage plus nail painting. The volunteers there are amazing and a parachute jump raised £6,000 so that we can continue to get pampered. And of course there was a nicely arranged plate of cakes:
It’s Christian Aid week from 14 – 20 May and it will be my fifth year organising collectors. Lets hope for another profitable year…..