Bite me ;)


Military operation in full scale, well that’s what it feels like, preparing to leave the family, home & business to return to Blighty for a week of work, rest & play .

To do lists have been written, who’s got to be where when lists, cheerio cards penned, I like to leave a note under everyone’s pillow so that find it when they get tucked up at night , advent calendars left, how organized am I ? even though I have succumbed to buying one full of chocs, which will be to my childrens delight, but not my thing, I like TRADITIONAL !

Homely early supper of bubble & squeak will be enjoyed together, before one tackles my ablutions, amazing what you do when you’re going away ๐Ÿ˜‰ Can’t let my friends think life on the mountain is turning me grey !

Then I’ll be off for a week in heaven, kindly organised by my wonderful friend Caroline, who will be feeding & watering me, mentoring and boosting me up, we’ll network Pink Jelly style, got to spread the La Rosilla love ๐Ÿ˜‰ , chat and laugh no end .

Work will be at the BBC Good Food Show at the NEC in Birmingham, where I will be on Elf duty for Kate and her amazing Gower Cottage Brownies – Yes I know a rather bonny Elf, but not literally I’m pleased to add, even if it might be nearly Christmas, even though I do have to wear a polo sayingย  ‘ BITE ME ‘ !!!

Here I’ll be in my element amongst food providers, chefs, culinary & gourmet delights. I’m tweeting up with my other ‘Foodie’ and ‘Supperclub’ friends & followers, who then wonderfully will be no longer virtual.ย  One even said ‘How will I recognise you ? oh I know by your cake ‘ !!! Mustn’t forget my lippy then ๐Ÿ˜‰

la Rosilla Birthday Cake

The week-end is planned to the hilt, with feasting & merriment, a trip to Rose Cottage for supper with the girls including my number 1 daughter, traveling up to meet her Mama, how grown up, full of twinkly lights, hearts, bunting & of course a little vino.ย  Before heading to Bramble, home of my Ma & Pa for early Crimble with the family .

Things I’m looking forward to that I miss on the mountain, in no particular order ๐Ÿ˜‰ย  – Carpet, heating, Sancerre, my mates, ginger wine, food magazines, walking to the shop, to the pub & to church and back to the pub again ๐Ÿ˜‰




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