Monthly Archives: January 2014

Friday Night Cocktail

  This is a Blinker. Rye whiskey, grapefruit juice, grenadine. The recipe is from the Kitchn.  It’s quite yum. What 2 oz rye whiskey 1 oz freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice 1 teaspoon grenadine Lemon peel to garnish How Fill a shaker … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! I don’t know about anyone else but I’m happy to see the back of this week and this month! My plan for the day is to find people I can talk to about last night’s ‘theatre’ Corialanus, which … Continue reading

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What I’ve Read – January 2014

Consider the Nightingale – Rumer Gooden So we read Thursday’s Child and then I remembered this one. It’s a little fairytale-ish but none the worse for that. All Change – Elizabeth Jane Howard The last of the Cazalet books. Much … Continue reading

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Stuff I Can’t Live Without….

…this month. 1) These boots. I am the barefoot flip flop queen and really hate closed in shoes. Winter is a trial for my poor feet.  That said I ordered these after Christmas and I wear them whenever I can. … Continue reading

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Currently wearing.

This month I seem to be wearing this necklace most often..   It was a present from Christelle (most of my favourite jewellery comes from my lovely friends!) and what I like about this is that I can wear it the other … Continue reading

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Pancetta, Onion and Spinach Pasta

This was my dinner on Saturday night. There was no recipe and no plan but it was so good. Sometimes the meals you throw together end up tasting the best and I was so surprised by how good this tasted. … Continue reading

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Weekend Tasklist – What I Did

    Another good weekend. Keeping the house tidy during the week is making the cleaning at the weekend a doddle. There was stuff that didn’t get done (a white wash, the pictures in the kitchen) but the washing goes … Continue reading

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