Sue and Martin in Mallorca 2019

Sue and Martin in Mallorca 2019
On the Archduke's Path in Mallorca

Wednesday 4 January 2023

Friday 30 December 2022 - A Visit from Jessica

This is definitely the last 2022 posting!

We had the pleasure of a visit from Jessica, who spent the time cooking. Junior Masterchef looms! Or does it?

Red apple crumble, assisted by blackberries from the freezer, was her first assignment.

Then cupcakes were concocted.

The oven did its work...

Strangely, this result of Jessica's cooking seems to have disappeared from our house, with the crumble container nowhere to be found. Oh well.

Our erstwhile neighbours, Andrea and Thomas, now residents of Heidelberg, like doing jigsaws. They thought we would like one that they had already done, so this 750 piece Ravensburger 'Exit puzzle' arrived in the post the other day. It's a bit confusing, as the small picture on the box only vaguely resembles the actual puzzle. Apparently it's the jigsaw equivalent of an Escape Room, and once the jigsaw is finished you have to solve six puzzles within the picture.

We've had a two week break from looking after Isabella, but we did pop in to see her at home while mum and dad were busy. She was surrounded by toys and dolls but the only picture I took was of Millie, in heaven with some wrapping paper.


Sir Hugh said...

I was given a jigsaw a few years ago at Christmas - an exploded drawing of the workings of a Spitfire, probably from the Haines manual. To make it that more difficult it was only in black and white. It remained on my dining table through into March only about 75% completed when I gave it up as bad job. So, good luck with yours - further reports please.

Phreerunner said...

Progress is being made, Conrad. It's actually quite therapeutic - every time we visit the table we find another little enclave of pieces that fit...