One small red cabbage shredded.
4 good sized carrots grated.
3 sharp green apples grated.
1 large red onion finely sliced.
1 beetroot chopped
A little salt and pepper.
A squeeze of lemon.
A glug of olive oil.
A splash of balsamic vinegar.
Three embroidery rings and a handful of scraps.
= a morning of quiet concentration for three small girls.