Posted in Arts, crafts, school

Fondant Arts and Craft Turtle

What you need

  • White fondant
  • Food colouring, blue, red, yellow, green, black etc
  • Rolling pin
  • Cut your fondant into smaller balls.
  • kneed your food colouring into each ball, do as many colours as you would like.
  • Roll your blue into a log shape. (this is for the body and the legs). Then divide the feet and the body. create shapes.
  • Next mould the yellow for the body. (choose a colour you would prefer, it is up to you)
  • Roll out your black fondant and cut out some eye. Stick them on the head.
  • Then choose colours you would like to put on the back of the turtle and roll out a small piece, then cut out small circles.
  • Now stick the pieces on the back of the turtle.

Put aside to dry for an hour or more before picking up.

Posted in Fashion & Styling

Visit Highgate, London

Waterlow Park is a beautiful Tranquil, 12-hectare garden for walks & picnics, featuring city views, ponds & mature trees. Highgate Cemetery. The park was given to Highgate by politician Sir Sydney Waterlow in 1889 as ‘a garden for the gardenless’ and is set on a hillside with panoramic views out over London. Highgate Hill, Highgate, London N6 5HD

Highgate Cemetery, isn’t all about the graves and mausoleums, it has winding maze of trees, stunning architecture in the West Cemetery, Victorian fascination with the Egyptians resulted in the stunning Egyptian Avenue, as well as numerous impressive tombs and an impressive Lebanon Circle. Highgate Cemetery also has some celebrity residents, probably the most famous of which is Karl Marx.  Highgate Cemetery Swain’s Ln, Highgate, London N6 6PJ

Jacksons Lane Arts Centre Contemporary arts venue encompassing dance, circus and experimental theatre, with cafe and classes. this venue is really good for kids also. www.jacksonslane.org.uk 269A Archway Rd, Highgate, London N6 5AA

Where to eat

The Bull and Last 168 Highgate Rd, Highgate, London NW5 1QS www.thebullandlast.co.uk

Queens Wood Cafe 42 Muswell Hill Rd, Highgate, London N10 3JP www.queenswoodcafe.co.uk