the new cutter to make some ginger bread men (after thoroughly washing and then sterilising it in a pan of boiling water, the source of treasures is an environment of dubious hygiene.) the resulting ginger bread men were satisfyingly chubby when they emerged from the oven.
we went to the beach on sunday morning for a breath of fresh and a stretch of the legs. it was a return to normality after the warm weather of last weekend. bruised skies above, foaming sea and a fine salt spray in the air. o-o was cross that we wouldn't let him put pebbles in his mouth, peer into litter bins or loiter near the piss stink areas of the promenade.