Monthly Archives: April 2012

Chilli Jam

Tonight I made Nigella Lawson’s Chilli Jam, again. I have made this jam several times since Christmas (the picture isn’t great but the jam is!). It’s all Max’s fault, she was at mine going through Nigella Christmas and finding things she wanted … Continue reading

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Malted Milk Cookies

I did Grace cafe on Saturday. Cafe is fairly straightforward and I decided to go for bread, cheese and chilli jam. The point is to have conversation not gourmet food. However, I really felt the need to add something sweet. … Continue reading

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Saturday walk

Ma and I are trying to fit a longish walk in once a week (weather and her sore feet permitting). This week, we walked along the river from Kingston to Richmond, 8.55K, not quite last weeks 12k last week but still … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

The Fratellis – Chelsea Dagger ‘Cause it’s a good running song and I’ve heard it quite a bit this week.  

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The Owl and the Pussycat

I was reading a blog (offallygood) about scallops and in the post Hannah mentions The Walrus and the Carpenter. Which made me think about my dad. Noel had a thing about nonsense poetry, actually he just had a thing about words, … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

The Green-ish Deacon This was one of The Cocktail Geek’s drinks of the week, it was the creation of Jim Meehan and is featured in his “PDT Cocktail Book” (which I haven’t read).  It involves absinthe and I don’t have any … Continue reading

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Easter Weekend

Friday Walk around Richmond Park – that’s a 12km walk in the sunshine…I was rocking a hangover and 5 hours sleep and I really didn’t think that I’d manage it, although I felt so much better at the end of … Continue reading

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