About peterdewrance

Blogger, dad, grandpa, husband, local councillor, town twinner, nuisance. Formerly baby, schoolboy, student, teacher, emigrant, TV producer, university lecturer, trainer, distance learning author.

A recipe from Helsinki

One of the benefits of blogging is that you discover the work of other bloggers. One such is Asli, who calls her blog “My Dear Kitchen In Helsinki”. She describes herself as “a designer based in Helsinki, who turned into a food blogger / eating designer / baker and finally found the meaning of life by cooking, baking and eating together.” Asli follows this blog, so I get loads of recipes – let me share her latest vegan creation with you – Upside Down Pineapple Cake

What I like about Asli’s blog is that as well as some interesting recipes, she tells stories about her life.  Like this incident:
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See how they run……. in Horncastle!

Book now for the latest Horncastle Theatre Company Comedy, “See How they Run”. The play runs nightly from April 10 to 13, at the Red Lion Theatre, and tickets are £7 (£6 concessions), available from The Horncastle Music Shop (01507 5265660) or online here. The curtain goes up at 7pm for all performances.

Fast-paced, hysterically funny and very silly, this classic comedy by a master of British farce has it all.

Synopsis:

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An evening at the Petwood with Bill Ramsey

Join us on April 4th for An Evening With Bill Ramsey – the last Vulcan Captain. At 7pm Bill will be talking us through his truly extraordinary career which includes flying the Lancaster and Dakota with the BBMF, four years as Wing Commander with the Red Arrows and so much more.

This is the first of a series of talks called ‘An Evening With…’ which we will be hosting throughout the year. It is not an event you want to miss! The Petwood will be making a donation from tickets sales to Bill’s chosen charity, The People’s Mosquito.

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Dave Hands at the Petwood

Unfortunately, we have had to cancel our event An Evening With Dave Hands. We know this will be disappointing for a number of you but there are still tickets available for An Evening With Bill Ramsey on Thursday 4th April.

Easter egg treasure hunt

An invitation on behalf of The Woodhall Spa Lions Club:

Join us for an afternoon of family fun from 2 to 4 pm on Saturday April 20th in the grounds of the beautiful Petwood Hotel, for our popular Easter Egg Treasure Hunt. There will be characters in the woods for children to find, an answer sheet to complete and an Easter egg prize at the end. Suitable for the whole family!

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Celebrate Farming in Boston

Boston’s Celebration of Farming Event returns for its third year on Sunday 24th of March 2019. The event will feature a variety of vintage and modern farming equipment and tractors. There will also be stalls selling unique produce and items. Come along for a great family day out.

Free admission 10am-3pm
Boston Market Place Lincolnshire PE21 6EH
Sunday 24 Mar 2019

Contact telephone: 01205 314586. Call to check latest times or cancellations. Boston Borough Council Page
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From the Woodhall Spa noticeboards: March / April 2019

Here’s our selection of events for the next few weeks:

 

 

 

 

March 13

Coningsby, Tattershall and District History Society: There’s a talk by Michael Credland at 7.30 pm, titled “Tommy Goes to War”, at the New Methodist Chapel, Silver Street, Coningsby. Entrance £2.00. Contact 01526 354954

Michael is a well-respected authority on the role of the Lincolnshire Regiment in the Great War and on war memorials, and has presented his research and expertise in various publications.

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