Monthly Archives: April 2015

Cooking Every Day

I’ve been thinking about food and cooking recently. I’ve been watching, Back in Time for Dinner and it’s been really interesting.  Basically, a family has committed to spending 10 days in a decade from the 50’s onwards, eating, cooking and living as … Continue reading

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What I’ve Read – April 2015

Breaking All Her Rules – Maisy Yates (library e-book) Buttoned-up financial consultant Grace Song lives life by her own strict rules. Spontaneity leads to chaos. Always play it safe. So when she shares a Manhattan cab with a handsome stranger … Continue reading

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Life Happened – Quiet

Last week was a low key week. The sun shone, there were blue skies… I went for a run. When I say run, I mean mostly walking with a tiny bit of running but it all counts towards my step … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! This weeks links… 1) Why we loved Gilbert Blythe. As played by Jonathan Crombie, who died last week, which is sad because he was only 48, it prompted a re-watch of Anne of Green Gables at the weekend … Continue reading

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Stuffed Peppers

Ma and I seem to have settled into a Saturday ritual. It’s not every Saturday, but she comes for dinner, bringing a bottle of wine and I cook. It’s easy when you live alone to get stuck into a rut, … Continue reading

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Books I Live With: The Chalet School Series

I love to read. I am never knowingly book and/or a Kindle. I will choose to read over pretty much any activity in the world. I spent an awful lot of my childhood being told to “stop reading and pay attention” by teachers … Continue reading

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A Temperance Drink for Summer

So yesterday was a difficult day. When I get get to the end of a day like yesterday, I want a glass of wine or a gin and tonic, but I don’t drink on school nights, so this is my solution.  t … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Blues

No week in review this week because, well honestly because I didn’t write it up and today is what Anne Shirley would describe as a ‘jonah day’ where everything goes slightly wrong.The blind fell off the wall, I spilled coffee … Continue reading

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Sunday Music

This just makes me happy… The Wombats – Give Me a Try

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