Monthly Archives: May 2016

Food and Budget Update: 21/05 to 27/05/2016

Time to talk about food and budgets. My food week runs from Saturday until Friday. I went to Paris on the Friday and didn’t get back until late Sunday night, which is why this week appears quite short. SHOPPING  I … Continue reading

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Life Happened: French hangover

Last week was much harder than it should have been. I had Monday off to go to the doctors and do things that didn’t get done because I was in Paris at the weekend, so off to a good start. … Continue reading

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2016 Goal Recap – May

We are almost at the end of May and it’s time to talk about it. How did May go? Quickly, it was a very busy month. I took on the allotment, went to Paris and was more active generally and … Continue reading

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Friday Links

Happy Friday! This Friday involves less traveling to the Continent and more physio but life can’t be all exciting glamour sometimes you have to go to physio and do the laundry! Town halls aren’t to blame for homelessness. Austerity is … Continue reading

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Carrot and bean fritters

I seem to have come across lots of recipes for vegan fritters recently. Anna Jones in the Guardian and this recipe on the Kitchn. I read them and filed away the knowledge for another day because I didn’t have all … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: In the weeds

After a weekend away and some rain I will admit to being apprehensive about what I was going to find on the plot on Monday. Would the lavender be dead already, would the weeds have taken over again? The answers … Continue reading

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Food and Budget Update: 14/05 to 20/05/2016

SHOPPING I was very busy this weekend, which explains the very quick and blurry photo of my shopping. I was really pleased that on Saturday morning the only vegetables left in the fridge were some carrots, which were peeled and grated … Continue reading

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Life Happened: Paris

Last week was another 4 day work week, I’m not sure that I’ve worked an entire 5 day week this month, June is going to be a shock to the system. Work had one focus, ridiculously complex minutes and getting … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Sympathique

There has not been a lot of listening to music this week but I am in Paris. So something that feels French without necessarily being French.. Pink Martini – Sympathique

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Housework: Homemade Cleaning Products

Do you remember how ages ago I said that I would use Saturday posts for goal updates and discussions about housework? The goal posts have been going up (but we’re only in May, so miles to go there!) but I … Continue reading

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