Every year our village holds a Country Show. It is a wonderful event and has been running for 161 years. It has all the usual ploughing, horse events and the main ring hosts displays of working dogs, falconry and so much more.
We love it. This years show was held last Saturday. It was a beautiful day and so sunny all day.
As well as the other displays, there is also the produce and home crafts marquee. This year I thought I would have a go and put some things in the baking section.
I decided to enter seven things then spent a couple of slightly stressful days baking - it turns out that I am really bad at making jam tarts! Plus my first attempt at a lemon cake looked decidedly unappetizing.
I stuck at it and by Saturday morning I had all my entries ready. My husband had also entered the 'Man in the Kitchen' competition and made a beautiful Victoria sponge.
When we returned later that day after judging, we were amazed to see that husband had won first prize for his cake and I had won 3 Firsts, 1 Second and a Third, meaning we both won a trophy!
This is us very surprised with our spoils!
I think we might have annoyed some of the older locals who win every year - he he he!
It made a wonderful day even better!