Bible Cake

Bible Cake

This is a puzzle recipe included  in Tuppenny Rice and Treacle, apparently well-known in the north of England in Edwardian Times. It reads as follows - 1/2 lb Judges 5, verse 25 (last clause) 1/2 lb Jeremiah 6, verse 20 1 tbsp 1 Samuel 14, verse 25 3 of Jeremiah 17,...

My Blog Tour

My Blog Tour

Tuppenny Rice and Treacle and Tunes on a Penny Whistle were both officially published this week, and are now available for sale on Amazon in both paperback and KIndle form. In addition to this excitement, Tuppenny Rice and Treacle is the subject of a blog tour where...

George Dawson’s Gravestone

George Dawson’s Gravestone

George Dawson worked in the shoe factory all his life, and in the censuses was described as a Cordwainer (a shoemaker who makes new shoes from new leather). Out of working hours, however he was a very talented amateur musician. I don’t know how he had the time to...