Monthly Archives: October 2018

Recommendation: Ironing Water

I’m a known hater of ironing, I iron as little as possible and only do the bare minimum (which includes pillowcases and tea towels – yes I know it’s weird, I blame my mother!).This is relatively easy to do in … Continue reading

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Friday Links: To hell in a handcart

Happy Friday! US embassy apologises after mistakenly sending Cookie Monster cat invitation  The US should have cat-pyjama-jam parties. We’d like them so much more! You Have to Stop Canceling and Rescheduling Things. Really. This. So much this. Paddington Bear and the Displaced … Continue reading

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Pavlova

In my experience, everyone has something they can’t cook. One of the most accomplished cooks I ever knew, could not bake. I have a epic problem with key lime pie that I really need to deal with at some point. … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: Sprung a Leek

There isn’t an awful lot to do right now, which is good because we didn’t have a lot of time. We picked kale, chard, parsley, coriander, salad leaves and a couple of leeks.We did a bit of weeding and we … Continue reading

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What I’ve Read – August and September 2018

It’s taken me forever to get around to this because I felt like I sort of lost my reading mojo over August and September but 17 books and 1 short story isn’t exactly a slump  although I had to immerse … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: ‘Aunty Nic, horsie’

Happy Monday!Those of you following along on Instagram, will already see that I was a horsie yesterday. We had played the ‘wrap J in a blanket, put him on the sofa and then ask where he’s gone’ game, several times. But … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Give Me the Night

Today is my brother’s birthday. A couple of years ago he and Mum went to see George Benson. One of the things that all three of us agree on is George and it’s definitely something we both get from our … Continue reading

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