25 October 2008
19 October 2008
Last weekend Mr B & I were in Holland. After arriving at Schiphol we spent the afternoon in Amsterdam. We walked all over the city centre, making sure we stopped at our favourite haunts, like banket bakkerij Lanskroon (I initially wrote 'blanket bakkerij'. Hmmm, I must have warm, cosy things on the brain).
and the Begijnhof - the most tranquil place right in the centre of Amsterdam which Mr B had never visited before
We walked through the antique quarter (a grumpy man didn't like my large shoulder bag in his shop and kindly told me "mevrouw, your bag is dangerous"
We spent time in Zutphen, Ellecom and Arhem and walked through the beautiful Sonsbeek park with Henny & Willem. We ate at a wonderful restaurant in Zutphen - here's the link (this is for you Mama!) http://www.gastenhuysdeklok.nl/www/index.html
Best of all I loved spending time with Mr B
Hopefully it won't be as long a wait until our next visit to Nederland. We both love it and our family there.
18 October 2008
This is how Mr B is becoming used to seeing me...
03 October 2008
Today I discovered the manual function on my digital camera,so I've been busy trying it out (like the good photography student that I am). I have taken photos of a few of my favourite things...
Meisha who was not impressed with my snap-happy evening.
Red leaves outside my front window. Leaves were flying high in the friendly sky.
My lovely garden that Mr B works so hard on
Roses, just because ...
02 October 2008
We're not going to Holland until Thursday.
I don't think I can wait that long to eat any so I've found a speculaas recipe and this weekend I will try out our never-used windmill mould! I think it's best if I attempt this when Mr B is out at work on Saturday - I normally get extremely fractious when baking. You never know, if my speculaasjes turn out well you may all be getting speculaas for your Christmas presents... heerlijk!