It was a gorgeous day - I was standing in full sun for a couple of hours watching the caravan go past - they really do get the crowd cheering and waving - the time did go quite quickly and the wait was worth it to see the cyclists ride by - they weren't racing till they left the city centre.
I love the bunting round the town - some of it is knitted. The last picture shows my watching spot - completely deserted when I walked back to the station....
So continuing the french theme I made cake from Rachel Khoo's book yesterday. You can find a similar recipe on Nigella's website - the Rachel one has added lemon and orange zest. I think I might try the Nigella one another time as the measurements are slightly less than Rachel's - mine did try and escape over the top of the tin and has little ears! This is a lovely light buttery cake - I had never made a cake by folding in meringue before.
Thanks for visiting,
Today's top three Spotify songs:
1. Joe Le Taxi - Vanessa Paradis
2. Ca Plane Pour Moi - Plastic Bertrand
3. Can't Speak French - Girls Aloud