Category Archives: Cooking

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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Pog Berry returns

OK, it’s getting slightly out of hand now.  I’ve moved on from toast in a big way and made another two meals.  One involved cheese sauce.  And I mean real cheese sauce that involves flour and whisking and things – not … Continue reading

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Pog Berry!

I did it! I bloody did it! I cooked a two course meal for seven and everyone has survived. (So far. I could be counting chickens as we only finished about an hour and a half ago, but I’ll take … Continue reading

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