Monthly Archives: January 2012

Comfort food

This week is one needing comfort food. No sanguine Thai noodles or salad is going to sort things out. There’s been a cold snap, a brisk shower of sleet and some nasty winds and everyone seems unsettled. At every dinnertime, … Continue reading

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An Unfamiliar Murder

Seriously, this writer is wise, intense and doubtless a good read. Jane Isaac’s book, An Unfamiliar Murder is totally available on Amazon.co.uk and Amazon.com as well as hopefully in a bookshop near you. It’s going to be the next book … Continue reading

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Stock Pot, Anti Waste Vessel

I hate waste. I just hate waste. It makes me cringe when I’m in my most energetically enironmental and fills me with guilt when I’m lazy and can’t be bothered. Whether it’s a lonely last bite of food on a … Continue reading

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Blog Spots

I’ve been on the search tonight for blogs that interest me. I haven’t gone far to look, just a flurry of lazy clicking on WordPress’s Freshly Pressed. And so far I’m not impressed. It isn’t that the subjects aren’t interesting … Continue reading

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A Rarebit of Excitement

You would have thought we were going to have enough excitement for one evening. We were on our way to a proper dance tonight, the sort where couples of an older age bracket and one or two baby boomers tango … Continue reading

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Trifle Anyone?

I didn’t achieve a lot today, but I felt good. The daily waterfalls are kicking in and my outlook has cheered up. Today I wish there was some trifle left, because my day would be topped with a cherry. The … Continue reading

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Heavenly Ham Sandwich

I know I’m bragging. I know I shouldn’t. But I made the best cooked ham ever last night and I have to show it off. See it here in a tiny ham and piccallili sandwich. Sharp, salty, acidic with the … Continue reading

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