Monthly Archives: January 2012


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How the hell did that happen?

Ryan is 27. I’ve known Ryan since he was born and babysat him since I was 16 and he was 4. Now he’s 27. I feel old. This is what my parents friends thought and said when I got to … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

This is the solution to 2 ‘problems’. Problem one, I have grenadine to use up. Problem two, I have several bottles of smoky peaty whisky. They are First World problems that are really problems at all. The grenadine makes a … Continue reading

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When I was about 14 I read a book (actually I read lots of books, all I did was read, and I spent so much time in the library I got offered a job!) My reading taste was broad and … Continue reading

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Monday Morning

It’s Monday, it’s January and I don’t know about anyone else, but I need all the cheesy, motivational inspiration I can get, this work week is going to be interesting.. So this weel I will be mostly concentrating on these … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

Yesterday I spent quite a bit of time in the car with Mum, and it was a Mario Lanza day. Ma loves Mario Lanza, something she gets from her father. In a sort of musical Stockholm syndrome, I don’t hate … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

If you don’t like Bloody Mary’s (and I don’t) the marmalade cocktail is the answer. For Christmas Michael bought me the Hawksmoor at Home cookbook. On principle alone,  I was ready to love a cookbook that features so much beef … Continue reading

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