Happy Holidays

Wishing you all a very happy and healthy holiday season, and an abundance of blessings for 2019. I am taking time out to rest and restore, and I shall be posting again from 16 January. Many, many thanks for your support and friendship throughout the year. It means such a lot to me. Brigid P. … More Happy Holidays

Clootie Dumpling Recipe

Clootie dumpling is a traditional Scottish steamed pudding, usually eaten at Christmas or New Year (Hogmanay). The term Clootie comes from the Scottish word cloot (clothe) which encases the dumpling while it is cooking. My mother always made a clootie dumpling for Christmas, and I have carried on this tradition. Ingredients 500g plain flour 500g … More Clootie Dumpling Recipe

49 Days In 1988: Week 45 – The Day After — Hugh’s Views & News

This week, I am delighted to be a guest on Hugh’s blog – Hugh’s Views and News, and his 49 Days in 1988 series. My music choice on his “music time machine” is “When the Sun Goes Down,” by my all time favourite band Thin Lizzy. Please call round and say “Hello.” All aboard the … More 49 Days In 1988: Week 45 – The Day After — Hugh’s Views & News