Lean on Ditz hard enough & long enough & she caves in. She always does. Dino put in his order: ginger muffins. Now my cook books are pretty old & have been used so much [& by the kids at that] that they are falling apart. The muffin recipe was missing. *sigh* I went on line & dragged up another one which is not quite so nice & Ditz went to work. Ditz is particular. If she was cooking there are certain requirements & Dino was going to pay for the extras like cream & diced ginger.
Ditz is a pretty good cook & she has learnt something about managing disasters because we were busily scoffing down muffins when Ditz let out a wail. 'I forgot the eggs!' If she hadn't said we'd never have known. The muffins were very good.
Along with muffin eating was reminiscing. This is the Minack theatre at Porthcurno, Cornwall. The brainchild of Rowena Cade, this is one of the most fantastic theatres I've ever been in. She built it with the help of her gardener & it is really something. Dearest couldn't remember where it was but I said, 'Look at those boulders. There's only one place we saw cliffs like that ~ Cornwall!' It's just up from Land's End & Land's End, as we all know, has Tintagel Castle & Tintagel Castle is the birthplace of Arthur, the Once & Future King! I should have liked to have gone to a performance here but the season was finished when we found it.
I turned 21 in Cornwall. My birthday treat was a *real* Devonshire tea [clotted cream is to die for *swoon*] & a trip round Tintagel. We had a lovely day for it & on the whole England's weather wasn't kind to us. Cornwall provided sunshine & spectacular views ~ & Arthur! Whoever he actually was I think it's rather special that a 5th century warlord is still remembered with such love & pride.