Friday, May 18, 2012

May 18th in Hoop House and Gardens

At last spring has arrive and lots of nice warm sunny wearer predicted for the next week or so. Just a little tour of Hoop House and gardens.

How to bake a Victoria Sandwich

Give your 2012 Jubilee an 1897 feel with this easy-to-follow guide, inspired by the exhibition 'Jubilee - a view from the crowd' at Kensington Palace, 24 May - 4 November 2012. For Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897 -- the only other Diamond Jubilee in British history -- there were baking competitions, displays in shop windows, and vast quantities produced by bakeries and factories. You can see some wonderful examples of how the world celebrated in the exhibition.