Monthly Archives: March 2016

Anchovy and shallot flatbread

I like anchovies. There I’ve said it, I like them on pizza, I like them in tarts, I like the salty slap in the tastebuds they can give you. I come by it honestly, Ma is also fairly obsessed with … Continue reading

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Food and Budget Update: 19/03 to 25/03/2016

SHOPPING  Here are the lists: Here are the receipts: And here’s what that bought: The eagle eyed amongst you will notice that there are two bags of sweeties (jelly bunnies and mini eggs) in the shopping. I had told Ma … Continue reading

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Life Happened: Easter

Most of last week was pretty normal, work, home, sleep and repeat but it was only a four day week because of Easter and on Thursday I met Christelle for dinner and proving that yet again, she is an all … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! Well it’s Good Friday which is not such a happy day in the Christian calendar but also a Bank Holiday so swings and roundabouts… Where is Ankara’s ‘Je suis’ moment? You might as well ask where Cote d’Ivoire’s is … Continue reading

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Quick and Dirty Chocolate Mousse

Last week, I came home from the work to find that someone (godchild 2) had left me a pot of chocolate mousse in the fridge.I had heard a lot about this mousse, it had guinness in it but no egg … Continue reading

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Food and Budget Update: 12/03 to 18/03/2016

Tuesdays really seem to swing around quickly now I have a dedicated thing to write about each week. SHOPPING  Here are the lists.   I couldn’t find any packs of peppers without green ones in them so ended up buying … Continue reading

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Life Happened: Alone in the Office

After a couple of frankly boring weeks, this last one wasn’t that much more exciting. It was much more organised and so felt better. But it’s probably time to admit that I’m turning into a Hull and my messier, less … Continue reading

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