Thoughts from December 2009

the race is on for the christmas number 1...


"Grandma, we love you, Grandma, we do..."

If you love Grandma too, then get down your local Age Concern shop and grab a copy of the innocent Big Knit choir single for yourself/your gran/the whole family.It's for charity after all.

You can see all of the behind the scenes footage when you click this link or download a copy here on iTunes.

We really want this to get to Number 1 so that we can raise as much money as possible for Age Concern and Help the Aged. So download or buy your copy NOW.

a few firsts

There have been quite a few firsts in Fruit Towers this past week or so.

Firstly, there was no cake in the kitchen for two days straight.

Then Eddie was given a tub of Baconnaise for this birthday

Yes. That's right. Bacon flavoured mayonnaise.

It was the first time a falafel bap from the sandwich man was livened up with some bacon spread.

You can also get bacon salt, bacon popcorn and bacon flavoured envelopes.


So that's three more firsts to look forward to.

And finally, Rachel made me a personalised salmon en croute for dinner.


No one has ever made my name out of puff pastry before and I can happily report that it was delicious.

Close up

je t'aime

This happy lady is called Claire.

Claire is from France but is currently studying in the UK.

Claire is looking so happy because she can now not only get her hands on every single recipe we make whenever she likes but she can also enjoy our veg pots.

She likes to eat them twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays.

So if you're due round for tea on either of those nights, you know what's on the menu

kevin spacey's impressions

Here's something for Friday afternoon. Our friend Ben says that Kevin Spacey is good at impressions. And it is true.

oh christmas tree, oh christmas tree...

Christmas is coming, woop woop.

Christmas cards, mince pies, fairy lights, pressies, baubles and duh duh de duh the beloved Christmas tree. The centre piece to your lounge, the twinkling lights, tinsel, the smell, candy canes, carpet covered in needles. Everybody loves a Christmas tree, decorating its teardrop shape to the sound of Bing Crosby, sipping mulled wine, trying to figure out where on earth you put the fairy from last year, chestnuts roasting on an open fire etc etc.

The Jardine family have created a wonderful and joyous video of their very own innocent tree dressing.

Well done for an amazing film, great production, acting and special effects.