Not the Shakespeare play, though it was the first one I studied*. The festival of Twelfth nthefeastnot the ight. It's not really celebrated in Scotland, only seen as the day for packing away the Christmas decorations**. But in lots of countries it's a day of celebration. Three years ago we experienced the Arrival of the…Read more Twelfth night
But I won't be eating any for a while. Which is why I was disappointed when my Genoese sponge was more biscuit than cake. Every year I give up cake, biscuits, and chocolate for Lent. I know I've mentioned this elsewhere. I usually manage to keep to it, even though I fail in my attempt…Read more Cake
Fireworks, but not tonight.
So tonight is Bonfire Night tonight, more formally Guy Fawkes Night. But this year there won't be any big public displays, England, Wales and Northern Ireland are currently on lockdown and here in Scotland large gatherings are banned. And while I'm missing all the things we can't do at the moment, this one well, I'm…Read more Fireworks, but not tonight.