Monthly Archives: January 2011

Losing my virginity

My green monster virginity, that is 😉 I can’t believe I’d never made one until yesterday. In my defence, I’ve only just got a proper blender but I think there was also a slight thought in my head that how … Continue reading

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Weekends rock!

I never fail to appreciate just how good weekends are 🙂 Actually having enough sleep, being able to ride without rushing, doing the housework… ok maybe not the last one… I also love not having to make breakfast and lunch … Continue reading

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The best-laid plans…

I had the nearest near-death experience of my life today. Seriously! I had the evening all planned: I was going to leave work early, to get to the doctor’s for 4.20pm. That wouldn’t take long, so I was going to … Continue reading

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A giveaway!

How exciting 🙂 Ok not that exciting. It’s not a) a Vitamix b) chocolate c) a year’s paid holiday or d) all (or any) of the above. Although anyone that is giving those away, feel free to let me know … Continue reading

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Laziness is a virtue

 Honestly! It’s lucky because I was feeling very lazy this morning. After a mission of a week (although it was one day shorter in work terms) I was knackered. My friend’s better so she said she’d do the horses, leaving … Continue reading

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Good intentions

Happy Friday! I had a post planned for today but as it involved cooking, photography and writing about it and I didn’t start making dinner till 9pm (loooong day!) I took an executive decision not to do it 🙂 So … Continue reading

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Bread for success

My mum’s the best 🙂 One of the (many) brilliant things about her is how thoughtful she is. For example, she knows how much I like Mullerlight dark chocolate-sprinkled vanilla yoghurts so, every now and then, she comes round and … Continue reading

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New year, new cake

I love cheese. I love cake. Unsurprisingly perhaps, I also love cheesecake. So it came as quite a surprise to realise the other day that since I was diagnosed with coeliac disease, in July 2007, I hadn’t even tried making a … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between an admiral and a bargain-hunter?

One sails the seas, the other sees the sales. Ha ha. Ha. Ahem. 🙂 That “joke”, of Christmas cracker-worthy rubbishness, sums up today. No, I haven’t been hoisting the mainsheet or climbing the rigging – but I did go over … Continue reading

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… and in with something quite similar!

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a great time last night, whether that was out on the town, fast asleep by 11pm – or somewhere in between 🙂 I had a great night. There were 11 of us for … Continue reading

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