Flat as a Pancake – Day

Flat as a Pancake – Day

It’s Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras / Pancake Day and traditionally as the last day before the start of Lent, luxury or rich foods were finished off before the fasting of Lent. The pancake symbolises such foods for ‘Mardi Gras’ which literally means Fat...
Over egging it

Over egging it

This month I have enlisted some support from younger members of the clan and we have delved into the chocolatier’s realm to make our very own Easter egg. This actually couldn’t be easier and kept them occupied for half-an-hour and hopefully behaving for...
The Green, Green Grass of Jordans

The Green, Green Grass of Jordans

The fresh green grass is growing fast. It needs cutting with increasing frequency, keeping us busy. However we are able to enjoy the warmer weather and appreciate the natural beauty of the estate .  The trees are now coming out of winter hibernation.  The kaleidoscope...
Spring is in the Air at Jordans Glamping

Spring is in the Air at Jordans Glamping

Is spring finally on the horizon?  The weather had been truly miserable over the last few weeks as winter seemed to be clinging on and refusing to let go.  Although it seems that now, the end is in sight and at last the sun has come out.  It hasn’t seemed to...