July 22, 2017

Menu: (with Bryn’s scores)

Breakfast: war time toast with jam (4.5/5 “I liked that”.)

Lunch: Packed lunch – Sandwiches wrapped in paper and string, cucumber, strawberries, dried fruit and a pear. (3/5)

Dinner: Veggie stew with dumplings (2/5 “It went a bit gloopy!”) Fresh...

July 21, 2017

Today's Menu: (With Bryn's scores)

Breakfast: War Toast and Jam (3/5)

Lunch: Chocolate cake at the tea room! (5/5) Mummy had jacket potato and there were toasted tea cakes and real tea and everything!

Dinner: Veggie cottage pie, runner beans and peas and War Time Bread (4...

July 19, 2017

Today we have had a busy day with a trip to RAF Manston and the Spitfire and Hurricane museum. We've had lots of fun and I even had time to bake another loaf of bread!

Today's menu: (with Bryn's scores!)

Breakfast: cornflakes (3/5)

Lunch: baked beans on wartime toast (2/5...

July 18, 2017

Rationing fact:

Before WW2 Britain imported around 55 million tons of food per year from other countries.

Today’s Menu: (With Bryn’s scores)

Breakfast: Pancakes and Strawberries (5/5) “The pancakes were the nicest thing I’ve eaten today.”

Making pancakes would have used up...

July 17, 2017

This week my eldest son, Bryn, and I are finishing our dig for victory project by spending the last week of term living off war time rations. I believe that the best way to learn and to really understand what life was like for families during world war two is to spend...

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