This is the cake from the inside:
This is the tray of potatoes, carrots, onions and, most importantly, parsnips ready for roasting:
They were SO very good, the steak was a little bit unnecessary – but who turns down a steak when they’re offered one??! It was a very good steak too.
Here are the posh new christmassy tablemats (plus flowers and my new clock):
– It goes anticlockwise, because the Brits drive on the ‘wrong’ (!?) side of the road…