WARNER CORNER Ingredients • 250ml/9fl oz single cream • 1x 397g/14oz tin condensed milk • 350ml/12fl oz Irish whiskey • 1 tsp Camp coffee essence • 3 tsp chocolate sauce • 1 tsp vanilla essence • 1 tsp almond essence Method 1. Sterilise the bottles for the liqueur: wash in very hot water or on the hot cycle of a dishwasher. Preheat the oven to 160C/325F/Gas 3. Place the bottles on a baking tray and dry in the oven for 10-15 minutes. Leave to cool. 2. Pour all the ingredients into a blender and blend on high for 30 seconds. Add extra coffee essence or chocolate sauce to taste. 3. Pour into sterilised bottles and store in the fridge. (The liqueur will keep for up to two months.) Shake well before using. Make your own Irish Cream Liqueur CHEERS! Warner Corner Recent visitors to Cricket St. Thomas were John and Maggie Edwards of Worcester Park, Surrey. John thought so much of Cricket St. Thomas, he penned a poem as follows: CRACKING CRICKET Cricket St Thomas By John Murphy Edwards After the poem “They’re Changing Guard at Buckingham Palace” by A.A. Milne. They’re casting a spell at Cricket St Thomas The Warner Hotel which lives up to its promise. Wonderful scenery; gardens sublime. Enjoy every moment - it’s holiday time. At St Thomas. Let’s stay for a while at Cricket St Thomas We’re living in style at Cricket St Thomas. Hamilton’s Tea Room, croquet on the lawn How lucky the guest “To the Manor Born”. At St Thomas. The dining is fine at Cricket St Thomas Good food and good wine at Cricket St Thomas. The à la carte Classics, Chef’s Signature Dish The Carvery menu - whatever you wish. At St Thomas. Each evening we go, at Cricket St Thomas, To watch a new show, at Cricket St Thomas. We’ve wined and we’ve dined, our meal has been served. Then to the theatre - our seat is reserved. At St Thomas. It’s time to go home from Cricket St Thomas. No-one can take these memories from us. Our holiday’s over; we cannot remain. It’s been such a pleasure, we’ll come back again. To St Thomas. (That’s a Promise!) © John Murphy Edwards 12th August 2017. CUPCAKE TEA CREAM CHEESECAKE TART SANDWICH JAM FRUIT CAKE SCONE COFFEE CHOCOLATE JUST FOR FUN Y H Q C U C U P C A K E G U I A R O A C A I O A T A E A P H C I W D N A S O A H A F S I T A H U A D T A S U E I Y H S E F E A F R U I T A A M T A W R G A A U E A B K O A F P G R A T E A S E O E S A Q A C N X A T N E K A A G J P A E L C H O C O L A T E J A C M E C M S A L A F U O H D H R A D A A D O A V E K A C A S C O N E K A J S A W T I A C N A B E A U E A P A C R E A M A I Z L A B A A Find the words from the theme ‘Afternoon Tea’ in the list. They can be up, down, forward, backward or diagonal. Julie London, Ella Fitzgerald, Aerosmith and Michael Bublé Answer: Village People and The Pet Shop Boys Answer: Judy Garland, Eva Cassidy and Ariana Grande Answer: 1 3 2 Richie Valens, Los Lobos and Glen Campbell Answer: Dusty Springfield, Nina Simone, Dionne Warwick and Diana Krall Answer: 4 5 Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bryan Ferry and U2 Answer: The Top Notes, The Isley Brothers, The Beatles, The Tremeloes and The Who Answer: Lou Reed, Duran Duran and Susan Boyle Answer: The Drifters, Bette Midler, The Rolling Stones and Bruce Willis Answer: Carole King, James Taylor, Dusty Springfield, McFly and Javine Answer: 6 8 9 7 10 ARE YOU A POP WHIZ? Let’s find out. Which song has been recorded by each of the artists listed? GREAT READS Grace (Paul Lynch) This beautifully written coming-of-age tale sees 14-year-old Grace cast out by her mother during the Irish potato famine. Reinventing herself as a boy, she battles loneliness and hunger during a great journey across the country. La’s Orchestra Saves the World (Alexander McCall Smith) A plucky widow deals with the Nazi threat by assembling a ragtag orchestra in a bid to alter ‘the temper of the world’. Along the way, she meets a quirky cast of characters. They worry, rejoice, find love, friendship and music together as the war rages on. Together (Julie Cohen) In this evocative story about Robbie and Emily’s great love, we start at the end of their lives and work backwards to their first days together as students. It transpires they are hiding a secret – one they will do absolutely anything to protect... 10 | WarnerTimes Whether you like the feel of a book in your hand or the ease of an e-reader, here’s some recommendations for recent reads we’ve enjoyed. Let us know your current favourites. For answers see page 9. warnerhotels.co.uk | 0333 202 0304 Calls (including calls from any type of line including mobile, BT, other fixed line or payphone) cost no more than calls to (01 or 02) geographic numbers.