Archive for March, 2020

It’s always great fun to do something new, especially when it’s for an exceptionally cute little grandson! Here is ‘Jean Greenhowe’s’ Robin Hood knitted up with slightly different colours. I liked the mustard colour for Robin’s hat instead of all green. Now I can’t wait for travel restrictions to finish to deliver Mr. Hood in person and get a granny cuddle at the same time.

Robin Hood Doll

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Our little Leapling grandson had his first but really his fourth birthday yesterday. Since one of his favoured books at the moment is ‘The Dragon Hunters’ by James Russell, it seemed like a good idea to recreate ‘Big Red’ as a birthday cake. With a few hiccups along the way and looking a bit battered by the time he spent in transit, here is… Big Red, the dragon!

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Big Red still has the broken rope around his tail!

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3 cakes to be stacked, crumb coated and ready

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Marshmallow and rice bubble head and tail

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Pebble and fondant eyes

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Wings hardened for two days

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Crushed boiled lollies melted in the oven

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