Yesterday was Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day aka Mardi-Gras (for those in the USA). For those who actually celebrate Mardi-Gras you know that lovely thing called a King's Cake. Oh yes the icing slathered over a bread-like cake with the little plastic child hidden inside. Well, in the UK I tried to make one...
|Such a small slice... so unassuming to the huge cake it came from!|
A note to my lovely boyfriend who took this photo: Sorry I had to enhance it.
Taken by Frank.
|That is a 9x13in pan. Oh yeah, can you feel the sugar?|
It is starting to be springtime here in Edinburgh. Here is a scene I captured earlier in the week:
|Nice and misty shall be the theme for spring!|
So I am working on a secret project until the end of April, due to the fact the recipient reads this blog. So for now here is a teaser:
Doesn't give it away I would imagine...
Now on to some updates:
- I am in the process of finishing the 2 WW kitties (I didn't forget but they take so much energy for me these days that I was a bit slower then I previously thought).
- I have been spinning my sushi rolls which I will be taking pictures of later today!
- I have been getting through the tea cozy and scarf/hat.
This illness, caused by something unrelated to everyone's (and now my boyfriend's) illness, has really zapped me of will power. I had a small complication (ok a big one) with stones in my tonsils that masked itself as the cough/cold going around. But one week on antibiotics has done its job!
So A pic from home (the USA) to cheer me up. Here are my Three Mousekateers! (Taken by my mom).
|These are all litter mates.|
From Top to Bottom:
Satch, Aeo, and Priscilla.