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Some of the things I’ve been up to….

I thought I’d do a quick update of some of the things I’ve been up to since I last blogged: First off it was my Gramps’ wedding. I got to make the wedding cake –  I love making sugar flowers … Continue reading

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My New Logo

Over the past few months I have had a difficult time, there has been an ongoing saga of finding the right school for George when none of the schools we liked had spaces for children out of catchment. Now that … Continue reading

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Olympics

Today the Olmypic torch came past the top of our road. It was fantastic, the street was lined with people cheering. The police came along on bikes stopping to high five with children, buses followed blaring out music and waving … Continue reading

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Supper Club News

It has been some time since I last blogged. I had 25 guests for my last Supper Club so preparing and then recovering has taken some time! Also we have all been suffering with colds. My little boy suffers with … Continue reading

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The Great British Bake Off

Last year I received an application form for The Great British Bake Off, but there was no way I could take the pressure of cooking for a competition using an unknown oven and with a camera in my face! I … Continue reading

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Brioche Sandwich Making

This week I had to make a lot of sandwiches for a funeral; sadly my husband’s Granny passed away. I was pleased to be given this job and got up at 6am on the day to make sure everything was … Continue reading

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Jimmy’s Farm

We finally found time to take our boy to visit Jimmy’s Farm. We made a stop off on our way to our family holiday in Southwold, Suffolk. This is the third time we’ve visited but was George’s first trip and … Continue reading

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Samphire Returns

The news has been out for a little while now, but I’m still pleased to announce Samphire is back at Blickling! After many sad months without a visit to the estate I will finally return on my next trip to … Continue reading

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More National Trust Responses To Open Letter

Chief Executive and Assistant Director of Operations, East of England, respond to my open letter. With kind permission from the National Trust I am able to publish my emails from both Dame Fiona Reynolds and Justin Scully (Assistant Director of … Continue reading

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National Trust Reply to Save Our Samphire

Helen Bailey, General Manager of Blickling Hall, has given permission for me to publish her response to my open letter. Here it is in its entirety: Dear Victoria Re Samphire Shop, Blickling Hall, Norfolk Thank you for your letter to … Continue reading

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