Monthly Archives: October 2014

Friday Links

1) I got 15 out of 15 on this quiz about alcohol from abroad…I’m still not sure whether to be impressed with myself or really worried. 2) How do we start English devolution? Apart from cost, I’ve still not heard a … Continue reading

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Daniel Buren at The Baltic

More holiday photos. Everytime I go to Newcastle, I end up at the Baltic. There’s always something interesting on and it’s just the right size, big enough to have something I want to see and small enough that I don’t … Continue reading

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Me, the sea and a boat

More pictures from Northumberland… Everytime we go up, Ma and I say we should go on the boat tour of Coquet Island. Last year we almost went but this year we managed it! We didn’t see many birds, as most … Continue reading

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Life Happened – Weekly Recap

Last week I decided to start as I meant to get on and be organised. I’d had a really lovely weekend but the flat was festering a bit, it wasn’t really messy but I was starting to feel that it … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

Old Crow Medicine Show are completely over represented on Sunday Music. I’m not at all sorry because they are marvelous and Ma and I saw them on Friday. So 8 Dogs, 8 Banjos, it’s just that good ‘M’am, family of … Continue reading

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Food This Week – 25 to 31 October 2014

It’s Saturday and time to talk menu plan, in case you’re interested in how I do this, there’s a post here about it and to keep me more accountable, at the end of this post, I’m going to post my shopping … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cocktail

It’s Friday afternoon and therefore it’s the perfect time to think about a cocktail. In honour of it’s decanting, this week is all about the raspberry gin! If you don’t have any homemade raspberry gin, I’m reliably informed that the … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! I’m really glad to get to the end of this week because tonight I’m going to see Old Crow Medicine Show at the Roundhouse. I’m so excited I might actually burst with it… There are quite a few … Continue reading

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Raspberry gin / Raspberry jam

This weekend I decanted the raspberry gin.* It’s a beautiful colour and from it I got a 70cl bottle and 7 miniatures (50ml). Then I was left with the problem of what to do with now slightly bleached of colour … Continue reading

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The BBC comes in for a huge amount of flak, according to critics it is both too liberal and to conservative. It pays people too much, the license fee is too expensive and so on. It’s the British way to complain … Continue reading

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