Poet in London

“The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it!”

This is the famous Wilde quote.  I have approached Classic Spring, currently producing The Importance of Being Earnest at The Vaudeville Theatre London.

Ah, the cucumber sandwiches!

There will also be an Oscar Wilde walk with fellow members of The Oscar Wilde Society at the end of the month.

More later.

Something’s Cooking!

In Vera or The Nihilists, Wilde’s play set in Russia, (the country which so enchanted Arthur Ransome),  Prince Paul says,

“Culture depends on cookery.”

 

Arthur Ransome also liked to make a reference to the culinary in his series of novels.

Readers must look forward to reading about Susan Walker’s efforts in the great outdoors!

Cookery also has an important part to play in literature!

Since I joined TARS, members have made the most wonderful cake creations and it has been a source of joy reading about them.

Cookery also has an important part to play in literature!

Above is an Arthur Ransome themed Pirate Fortress Cake with Chocolate Coins that is easy to make.

Let us wonder what an Oscar Wilde themed cake would look like.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boats in Glasson Dock

Glasson Dock is the perfect place for tourists with a true Ransome-esque flavour!

The magnificent marina and fine boats takes your breath away!

It is the perfect place to go on a bright winter day as I did and really lifts the spirits!

This village with a rich history going back to the eighteenth century is clean, small and quaint with some great places to eat or buy food, notably the Dalton Arms and the Smokehouse.

For Arthur Ransome fans who want the A R experience there are also some walks along the canal in which to enjoy and savour the wildlife of Lancashire!

 

The Marina

A January Joy!

Summer Salad — Holistic Wellness

I made this beautiful, bold summer salad for a BBQ over the long weekend. A unique, healthy dish that is a sure crowd pleaser. I thoroughly enjoyed making this delicious, refreshing side dish – The lime, shadow beni, and basil were from the garden, the avocado was organic and grown locally by my brother, and the […]

Perfect for young pirates in the summer months!

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