Books make the most thoughtful presents. Here are some of my favourites I’ve read this year, either before I started this blog, or books I couldn’t squeeze into the running ‘Book of the Month’ feature.
Good news: my blog has been shortlisted in the UK Blog Awards 2015 Young Person Recognition category and Arts and Culture category! This year’s theme is: Be Bold. I think it’s rather fitting that this blog post is on a very bold and pioneering town in Surrey…
I don’t know why gingerbread is typically confined to December, as I happily make it and eat it all year round. Here is my fool-proof gingerbread recipe… which doesn’t actually have any ginger in, but has lots of cinnamon instead. Immerse yourself in subversive gingerbread.
The horse played a crucial part in World War One and horrifyingly over 10 million horses died through exhaustion, disease, bullets, and many sadly fell and sunk into the mud of the front line.
I went to Claremont Landscape Garden in Esher eager to catch the golden-copper colour trees and to learn a bit more about the history of the gardens.
I went to Haslemere ahead of the Christmas Market (which is on this Sunday 7th December) to see Surrey’s most southerly town.