Cowart's Common Room
Coffee anyone?

Golly, it's a grey old morning here. The mist is down and there's a chill wind blowing in from the east.

The hawthorn tree outside my window is full of redwings snarfing the berries and a little wood pecker is setting about the nuts in the feeder. Glad there is something good to look at while I write my secretary's report for the WI AGM tomorrow night.

I'll be making coffee about 11.00 - there's some of Kitty's Lemon Cake in the tin - so we could have a slice of that too. Do drop in.

Posted at 4th Nov 2008 - 09:23AM   Posted by Mountainear   Coffee anyone? Comments: 18

Toady's Avatar Count me in. N.Devon very grey this morning, we'll guzzle cake and have a good old goss.

Posted by: Toady on 4th Nov 2008 at 09:30AM

Pipany's Avatar Lemon cake is my favourite so I'll pop in from the (cold) sewing room at 11, ta xx

Posted by: Pipany on 4th Nov 2008 at 09:49AM

Woozle1967's Avatar Save a slice for me too, please! It's a bit chilly and grey here - could do with a chat over a nice coffee and piece of cake.x

Posted by: Woozle1967 on 4th Nov 2008 at 09:55AM

Lawyerlady's Avatar be down shortly!Wink

Posted by: Lawyerlady on 4th Nov 2008 at 10:14AM

Salle de Bain's Avatar Is it a lemon DRIZZLE cake? I love that to death!

What interesting birds you get in your garden.

Quite mild here in Co. Monaghan today...but very misty!

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 4th Nov 2008 at 10:22AM

KittyB's Avatar Ooh yum, save me having to make another one, yes please - white with no sugar and just a weeny slice of cake for me.

Posted by: KittyB on 4th Nov 2008 at 10:48AM

Pipany's Avatar Well, I'm here!

Posted by: Pipany on 4th Nov 2008 at 11:01AM

Woozle1967's Avatar Now, Pipany, that's your SECOND slice in 10 minutes! Go easy, my girl..........x

Posted by: Woozle1967 on 4th Nov 2008 at 11:07AM

Salle de Bain's Avatar There are only crumbs left on that plate.. I too late?

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 4th Nov 2008 at 11:11AM

Faith's Avatar Twelve mins late and you piggies have woofed all the cake!

Posted by: Faith on 4th Nov 2008 at 11:13AM

I'm here sorry i'm late though as theres no cake left Sad rustle up some chips luv Wink

Posted by: Bodran on 4th Nov 2008 at 11:13AM

Mountainear's Avatar Don't worry Bodran - I can find you some chocolate digestives. Sorry, I know not qute as more-ish as that cake.

Can't manage chips either - slice of toast perhaps?

Posted by: Mountainear on 4th Nov 2008 at 11:31AM

Westerwitch's Avatar Hooooray I haven't missed it . . . oh poo the cakes gone - just as well I brought this then - its a cut price Hallowe'en cake from Tower Bakery - it's a bit dry but if you dip it in your coffeeee . . . . mmmmmmmmmmmm. No milk or sugar ta - just coffee . . . . sluuuurp

Posted by: Westerwitch on 4th Nov 2008 at 11:37AM

Fennie's Avatar I guess you've all gone, the coffee is cold and only the crumbs are left. Ah well. Too busy even to look in. I had a quick cup of tea and four Brazil nuts and then went back to that thin filament that stands between total collapse and moderate order, namely the todo list. But thanks Mountainear, thanks.

Posted by: Fennie on 4th Nov 2008 at 12:21PM

Pondside's Avatar Here I sit at 0615, green tea at hand and lemon cake only a dream - it would have made a delicious breakfast!
No Hawthorn here, although it's a tree I'd like to plant. Lots of woodpeckers and Stellar's Jays getting ready for winter, and the Island deer have been regulars in the back garden. It's lovely to see last year's babies - now confident yearlings - next year they'll be back with their young. I go all soft when I see them and even forgive their pillaging of my garden.

Posted by: Pondside on 4th Nov 2008 at 02:15PM

Frances's Avatar 9:18 here, and I am sitting down with the very important first cup of coffee of the day, toast is being toasted.

I will soon be going off to vote! Hoping that the polling place will be crowded. Wish that I had some of that lemon cake to take with me. However ... the polls are at a school, and the school generally has a bake sale on election day. Very wise!


Posted by: Frances on 4th Nov 2008 at 02:20PM

Elizabethm's Avatar Grey and drear here too Mountainear. A great yoga class this morning did wonders for my spirits but did mean I missed the lemon cake!

Posted by: Elizabethm on 4th Nov 2008 at 03:31PM

Withy Brook's Avatar Pity Kitty didn't make that second cake - but I expect you-all would have scoffed that too by now! I was in a meeting so couldn't come visiting.

Posted by: Withy Brook on 4th Nov 2008 at 10:10PM

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