Monthly Archives: October 2012

Click-Clack the Rattlebag

You have the rest of the day* to go and download this Neil Gaiman story. It’s available free on Audible and for every download they will donate some cash to the two charities of Neil Gaiman’s choice. On his blog, … Continue reading

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Christmas Cake

I’m old fashioned about Christmas, I’ve mentioned it before, I don’t like Christmas to start until December and don’t really like to think about the things I need to do until after Ma’s birthday, 21 days seems to be a … Continue reading

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The Weekend

This weekend started as normally does with a Friday Night Cocktail (one sloe G&T), pizza and a glass of wine. I love Friday nights at home! Saturday dawned bright and cold. The weather suddenly decided to remember that it was … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

The Lumineers – Ho Hey It seems to be everywhere at the moment, but it’s really pretty.

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Goal Update 3

1) Cook a new recipe each week (I’m not making it specifically vegetarian but I will try for three out of four) I made Borlotti, pancetta and spring green soup. 2) Exercise twice a week. Done and done. Walk on … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

It’s that time of the week again, when my thoughts turn from the grindstone of work to the delights of the weekend and to celebrate, I have a drink! I’m feeling autumnal and wanted my drink to reflect that. Don’t … Continue reading

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Borlotti, pancetta and spring green soup

Another soup recipe. Another recipe from Bill Granger. Here I am trying to cook different things and two weeks in a row I’ve cooked soup. I blame the weather, it’s autumn and as it get cold and wet, I want … Continue reading

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Picture Post

I finally got around to sorting out my photos from Yorkshire. Coverham Church and Church Yard We passed the church on the way to Middleham We didn’t spend a lot of time at the castle as we had intended to … Continue reading

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Chocolate Fridge Cake

or what to do with leftover biscuits! You know those biscuits that we made with Oli last week? I had leftover dough. I made more biscuits, in fact, too many biscuits. I didn’t know it but there is such a … Continue reading

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The Weekend

This weekend was deliberately low key. I wanted to get over the cold that had been bugging me all week. So Friday night I was home alone and had an early night. On Saturday, my neighbours and Christelle were coming … Continue reading

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