Monday, October 31, 2011

Trick or treat...

The only child I managed to get a photo of this year. It was a very hectic, confused evening.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

2011 Pumpkins

This is mine - witch with clouds.

This is Sarah's - some kind of demon or sprite I think.

Sarah's friend, Katharine, went for the traditional look.

Alex's cyclops pumpkin. Love this one!

This one doesn't show as well, but it's brilliant - Olivia's "creepy" pumpkin with bats.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Birthday outing

Olivia & Nina - queuing outside the London Dungeon. For ages. (Though I did most of the queuing and they went off and explored the local shops and landmarks. I had a book.)

But it was fun.

Gourmet Burger. Yum.

Wandering along the South Bank, including a bit of poking around on the "beach", as the tide was out.

Heading home as the sun started to set.

Sunday, October 23, 2011


Alex and I made some bread today - by hand, not in the bread machine. It's a wholemeal bread with seeds in it. Smells great (we are having it for dinner with some minestrone soup which I need to go make instead of carrying on doing computer stuff) - feels nice and light, so hopefully it will taste great as well.

Here's the dought - you can see some seeds -

and here it is after the final proving. All the seeds on top pretty much fell off in the baking, though. I think it probably needs an egg-wash to glue them on!