Monthly Archives: October 2020

Monday Miscellany: Fall Back

Happy Monday! The clocks went back on Saturday night and it was so lovely on Sunday morning to wake up and have it be light. I know there has been a campaign to keep us on BST but I think … Continue reading

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Sunday Music: Tom Lehrer – The Vatican Rag

Tom Lehrer has published all his music on his website this week. So it’s time to poke some fun at the Church with music

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Friday Links: Just agree to feed hungry children

Happy Friday! I’m afraid that the world is not in a better state than it was last week and seems to be slightly worse. I’m seeing lots of people I know (and some I don’t) really struggle with the state … Continue reading

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Sausage and Kale Stew

This is a Jamie Oliver recipe, I’ve made it a couple of times and it’s great and pretty much a store cupboard recipe for me aside from the sausages. Although I don’t have chilli flakes so I left them out … Continue reading

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Allotment Adventures: The Makeover Begins

This weekend, we started the revamp of the plot. After we had walked to the plot three times, me with wheelbarrows of woodchip, Ma with all the cardboard and other things we needed! We took apart the two beds next … Continue reading

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Reading Squee….

2020 has been a terrible year for my reading life. It’s not that I’ve not been reading it’s just that things I would usually gallop through, I haven’t had the emotional energy for. I have listed the books I’ve read … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany: Tier Two

So on Friday night, London went into Tier Two. What does that mean for me? Well Mum isn’t going to come over mid-week unless she hires a car but she will and can continue to come over at the weekend. … Continue reading

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Recommended: Altruist Dry Skin Repair Cream

I’ve already written about my love for Altruist Sun Cream aka the magic unicorn of sun block. They have a moisturiser which is amazing. I had a persistent patch of dry elbow (just my left elbow for some reason!) which … Continue reading

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Friday Links:

Happy Friday! It’s been an ok week, I’m still wrestling diaries at work and my listening choice for work from home has taken a bit of a diversion to 6Music. It’s usually Women’s Hour that scares me off and then … Continue reading

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Green Tomato Chutney

What do you do with a couple of kilos of green tomatoes? I usually leave them to ripen and I did that for quite a few of them but you get to the stage where you need to clear some … Continue reading

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