Category Archives: Myrrh

what I really, really want….

Minefields and Christmas gift buying may not be an ideal comparison but the latter is without doubt an area through¬†which one must step with extreme care, if only hypothetically. Back in the mists of time I went through a period … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Art photography, Christmas, Digital photography, Expectation, Gold, Humour, Myrrh, Photography, Presents, Shopping, Three Wise Men, Uncategorized, Writing, Xmas Presents | Tagged , , , , , , | 28 Comments

We Three Kings of Ory and Tar…

It’s a lovely song but it doesn’t take much to realise that something, or someone, is missing. The title declares the presence of three kings yet only the king of Tory and his chum, the king of Tar are mentioned. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Chocolate Mousee, Christmas, desserts, Digital photography, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Humour, Myrrh, Religion, Three Wise Men, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 64 Comments

Myrhh balls…

The sun today has been smothered under a dull, damp, grey cushion leaving the world silent and lifeless. I have the feeling that nature is in mourning, and with every reason as it feels as though the kind has been … Continue reading

Posted in Art photography, Baking, Bistro, cake, Chocolate, Christmas, Cookery Writers, Cooking, desserts, Digital photography, Emotion, Excellence, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, French countryside, harmony, Humour, Landscapes, Myrrh, Patricia Wells, Pears, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Poire William, Uncategorized, Weather, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Gold,Frankincense and what the f…k is that….

Glac√© cherries and Christmas decorations have something in common apart from looking cheap and cheerful. Their communion is that they both offer much more than they can ever deliver in that they depend on a thin veneer of cosmetic attraction … Continue reading

Posted in Almonds, Angelica, Bakewell Tart, Bakewell Tart, Baking, Childhood memories, Christmas, Christmas decorations, Cookery Writers, Cooking, desserts, Eggs, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Frankincense, Glace Cherries, Gold, Humour, Mary Cadogan, Memory, Myrrh, Nuts, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Recipes, Religion, Sugar, Three Wise Men, Writing | Tagged , | 36 Comments