LAUREL’S LITHODORA

LAUREL'S  LITHODORA

Like most people, I have a  garden full of plants given to me by friends and neighbours.  They are all very special. Some years ago I went on an outing to the home of the late Laurel Phillips, a life-member of our local garden club at Blackheath,

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SCONES RHYMING WITH DONS

SCONES RHYMING WITH DONS

When this pandemic is over I foresee new cafes featuring Devonshire Teas opening throughout the Blue Mountains. How else to use up all that damn stockpiled flour?? WHAT IS A SCONE? According to the Bloomsbury Dictionary of Word Origins, the word scone derives from the Dutch  schoonbrood

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