Monthly Archives: October 2011

Lentil Soup

I came late to lentil party. I don’t remember eating them when I was little and as a result never really used them in my cooking. Then in my late 20’s, I developed a taste for Tarka Dal but that … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

Pomplamoose, because they make me smile, the videos are great and I just love them… Another Day – “if you told me I was perfect, I’d assume you had too much to drink” Expiration Date – “When did you start … Continue reading

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Little Brother?

A long time ago somebody told me that they couldn’t think of Ben as my little brother, but he is and today is his birthday! Nowadays our relationship is pretty straightforward, it didn’t used to be. As we hit our … Continue reading

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Books read in September

54. Starcrossed  – Elizabeth Bunce I need to stop reading Bookshelves of Doom. Generally, if Lelia liked it, I will and it will make my bank manager cry and Amazon happy. Loved this, loved Digger and how she changes over … Continue reading

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Autumn is not a happy, fun time…

…or if one more person tells me how lovely it is to be out of summer and into autumn, I will scream. Even the interwebs isn’t free of this, Christina has been going on about grass being jewelled in autumn, … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

Jurassic 5 – Concrete Schoolyard. It just popped up on the shuffle and I remembered how much I liked it.

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2nd castle of the holiday. Unlike the other castles, not a ruin. Alnwick is still owned and run by the Duke of Northumberland and is (as they like to point out..a lot) still their family home. I could live with … Continue reading

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We’ve talked, walked, drunk cocktails, watched movies and fallen asleep on the sofa. We are masters of arsing about and it’s really nice..

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Running out time and on the way to Belfast, these are the photos I would have instagramed (is that a word?), if there had been any kind of signal up north!

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