Tagged with Chocolate

San Francisco part 1

San Francisco part 1

We arrived on Saturday afternoon to beautiful sunshine and clear blue skies.  We’re staying in the lovely Hotel Drisco, in a beautiful residential part of the city.  To give you a feeling for the area, Warren Buffet lives around the corner in a magnificent house (although I don’t think it’s his main residence…) Driving from … Continue reading

It’s windy here…

It’s windy here…

It doesn’t look that windy – a bit breezy maybe and the trees are certainly moving about in the wild patch behind our garden. But not windy enough to do this surely: The heavy metal base the umbrella was in has moved off the patio into the middle of the grass too.  It took all … Continue reading

Easter weekend – Texas style

Easter weekend – Texas style

Well, more British style in truth as we’ve spent most of this afternoon and evening with Brits (and some Americans too) but we have been here in the USA… Yesterday we wanted to go to the zoo.  It was a beautiful day but unfortunately the rest of Houston decided to go to the zoo too.  … Continue reading

I’m leaving home…

We had a very disjointed Easter lunch today, mainly due to the Little One deciding she didn’t like rice, chicken, broccoli, water or Heinz tomato ketchup (which, if you know her, you know to be untrue, particularly the bit about the ketchup…)  It normally happens, as today, when I’ve spent a long time preparing a … Continue reading

Hot Cross Buns

I can’t believe it’s Easter already. Good Friday isn’t a public holiday here in Texas, it’s what they call on optional holiday. This means that some things are open and some people have to go to work, but luckily my lovely husband is not one of them. He gets a lie in this morning. Whilst … Continue reading

Chocolate digestives and carousels are lovely

Well, I probably didn’t have to tell you that but McVities chocolate digestives are particularly lovely when you know they are rare! I am gradually identifying shops that have some British treats in. So far I have found the aforementioned biscuits, something which is quite like a jaffa cake and Green and Blacks chocolate (thank … Continue reading