Friday, 27 January 2006

Marie malade*

In spite of what I said earlier about dedicating my day to pages and pointy sticks, I have spent some of it helping my mum turn this:

via this (sorry about the flash, it was due to a combination of the darkness of the afternoon induced by pouring rain outside, and my negligible photographic skills):

into this:

and then with the help of these:

from this:

via this:

into this:

*An English teacher at school, partial to marmalade and oatcakes and sometime resident of Scotland, used to tell us that the origin of the word 'marmalade' was 'Marie malade', due to Mary

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