Category Archives: Cooking

And a new dish is born!

I think I got a bit cocky with my cooking.  I was doing so well, and then… Well, it’s probably best summed up by the thanks I got from Himself which went as follows: ‘Thank you for the pancakes.  They … Continue reading

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Christmas was the time for….

For me, Christmas turned out to be the time for…. ….discovering that playing the game that involved moving a chocolate from your forehead to mouth with no hands mostly involves a lot of laughing, a chocolatey face: and quite a … Continue reading

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Cooking with Mummy W part 2

My mum make the best lasagne.  I mean The. Best. Capital letters and everything. So it was second on the list of things she taught me when I was living there.  It was second mostly because of the cheese sauce.  … Continue reading

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Cooking wth Mummy W part 1

When I was between having sold Pog Towers, trying to buy Pog Towers 2, failing and moving to Beachville, Norman and I stayed with Mum and Dad for a few months. Mummy W and I took the opportunity to teach … Continue reading

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Lots of rhubarb and a naughty ghost

Remember, that ghost I mentioned before?  She’s back.  And I don’t think she is keen on my cooking. She’s only done a couple of things recently: She turned on the TV while we were in the kitchen and the remote … Continue reading

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Pie judgement

I admit it:  I got a bit cocky. Having eaten mostly toast for the last 10 years or so, I’ve discovered that I actually enjoy cooking when someone else is eating with me (and when they are not very fussy … Continue reading

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Transferable smiles (possibly)

I like taking photographs of things that make me smile. I like being able to look through them at times when dragging a smile requires a bit of help, or when the world has gone a bit bonkers or just … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Bumpkinsville.

Today is final packing day.  Tomorrow morning I leave the Bumpkinsville area for the next volume in my life (‘chapter’ didn’t seem long enough.  I’m hoping for more than just one chapter). I’m going to miss quite a bit.  Obviously … Continue reading

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My weekend: show and tell

This weekend  I: learned that there might be a morning and evening tea towel, but the morning tea towel should actually be used until 6.30pm, at which point swapping to the evening tea towel is essential. There is an element … Continue reading

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Four days, three beds, one birthday

Last week was a roller coaster week…..again.  But it ended on a high :o) Thursday was my birthday and I was whisked away by Himself for cocktails: Birthday cake (I’d specifically requested a Marks and Spencer trifle and that was … Continue reading

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