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The gruffalo gingerbread scence

The Gruffalo Gingerbread Scene

It’s January 21st, 2013 and snowing all across the UK.

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The silent bliss of the snowflakes dropping quietly makes me smile of how innocent and beautiful it all looks. Unless you have to drive/walk to work or take the children to school then there is no reason to dislike the snow. Or maybe not.  I think this time round I’d rather watch the snow silently and admire the view from my window while I wrap myself in my coat and scarf.  It’s always a good excuse to blame the cold, but really I don’t feel too well today. Unfortunately the school wasn’t shut, so out we went.
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Pineapple Macaroon Tart

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It’s cold outside – well, after all it’s winter. When you get to sub-zero temperatures what amazes me is the formation of beautiful ice-crystals on every corner imaginable. The goal post in the garden, the gates, the odd surviving flower, leaves, cobwebs and so on. To also add that each snow-crystal is unique (like our fingerprints), makes me smile at the wonders of the universe. The precision and attention to detail from the tiniest molecule to the largest galaxies is simply mind-blowing.

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