Throughout December we asked you to send in flash submissions on the topic of Coorie & Hygge. We’re delighted to share the winning entry of Christine Law, aged 66, with you. Helpful Aide Living in sheltered housing, I keep away the winter blues by exercising a neighbour’s Jack Russell Terrier dog called Alfie. He is … Continue reading Coorie & Hygge – Winning Entry
Patti Landmann was the winner of our 2021 Autumn Voices Spring Short Story Competition, and we’re delighted to see her back here talking about her creative seasonal crafting and showing us some of the fantastic things she’s made. Hello Autumn Voices Community! I’m Patti Landmann to my friends, but Patricia Landmann officially for my 81 … Continue reading A wonderful Wisconsin woodcarver
Christmas Tiffin (vegan) 500g of crushed biscuits (300g of oatie type biscuits, 200g of digestive biscuits) 30g of cocoa powder 150g of dairy-free spread 75g of syrup 225g of dried fruit mix infused with brandy (I buy mine from Aldi or Lidl but you could equally soak the dried fruit in some brandy yourself) 1tbsp … Continue reading Christmas Tiffin from Reading Lasses
About Leslie Knitting is easy. All you need are two pointy sticks (needles), some yarn (wool usually), and you’re away. There are only two basic stitches – plain and purl – and all patterns are a variation of these two simple stitches. The texture of your knitting project depends on the size of the needles … Continue reading Knitting is easy!
Beef & Ale Winter Stew Serves 4 3 tbsp of sunflower oil 2 large, chopped onions 2 cloves of garlic (crushed) 1kg of diced beef 3 rashers of smoked bacon with the rind removed, cut into strips 1 tbsp of plain flour 500g of passata 400ml of beef stock 150ml of dark ale (e.g., Orkney … Continue reading Winter stew for winter you
Our theme for December is ‘a bit of coorie and hygge’, which frankly we all need at the moment after being thoroughly launched into winter with torrential rain and flooding, then blown away in Storm Arwen and pelted with snow! It’s definitely time to stay warm and cosy, and in our online content this month … Continue reading A recipe for heaven