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Orange And Poppy Seed Scones Recipe

Hello readers!

This is a very stereotypical British 'Afternoon Tea' type thing, but with an added interesting flavour.

 Today I made some scones using a basic recipe, but the inspiration for the flavours wasn't from my dead grandma or a happy pastime, as most interesting bakers use, but simply because I had some oranges in the fridge that I needed to use up, and 1/2 a pot of poppy seeds that have been in the cupboard for about 2 years and I figured needed using up. I was sceptical of the idea at first, but being the adventurous person I am, I tried it. And they actually tasted amazing!!

What You'll Need:
• 400g self raising flour
• 60g butter
• 50g sugar
• 5 tbsp poppy seeds
• zest of 1 orange
• a couple of handfuls of raisins or sultanas
• 1 egg, beaten
• 150-200ml semi skimmed milk

How To Make:

1. Preheat the oven to 200*C or 490*F.

2. Mix together the flour and butter until it has the consistency of fine breadcrumbs. You can use either a mixer or a wooden spoon - n…

Song Lyrics G - Gallway Girl

Hi!

How are you guys today? I'm so nervous right now - no, not nervous. Apprihensive. But anyway I have a singing showcase in 2 hours and I have quite a few solos... anyway. 

Today's song is Gallway Girl by Ed Sheeran!


She played the fiddle in an Irish band
But she fell in love with an English man
Kissed her on the neck and then I took her by the hand
Said, "baby, I just want to dance" I meet her on Grafton street right outside of the bar
She shared a cigarette with me while her brother played the guitar
She asked me what does it mean, the Gaelic ink on your arm?
Said it was one of my friend's songs, do you want to drink on?
She took Jamie as a chaser, Jack for the fun
She got Arthur on the table with Johnny riding as a shotgun
Chatted some more, one more drink at the bar
Then put Van on the jukebox, got up to dance You know, she played the fiddle in an Irish band
But she fell in love with an English man
Kissed her on the neck and then I took her by the hand
Said, "baby, I ju…