Monthly Archives: February 2011

More culinary miscreation – and a rant

Evening! I’ve got a kind-of rant I want to get off my chest….! But because more very ugly-looking food is probably more interesting, I’ll get to that first 🙂 It was breakfast. Again. I’ve been eyeing Ashley’s breakfast bakes for … Continue reading

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Looks aren’t everything

… which is a good thing really, when you see plates like this: I think it’s fair to say today’s adaptation of coconut flour pancakes (2tbsp flour, 1 flax egg, 2 beaten egg whites, mashed banana and 1tbsp milk) could be … Continue reading

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Plum crazy

Nearly there; Friday tomorrow! I was in such a good mood leaving work today. It was broad(ish) daylight, at the end of a beautiful day (not like yesterday’s cold, rainy, windy freezingness; when I got in my car at about 5.20pm, … Continue reading

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Daffodils and coconut

What do you mean, daffodils and coconut don’t go together? Surely when you see these: This is the first thing that comes to mind…? No?? Coconut and daffodils are just two of the small-but-random things that have made me happy … Continue reading

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Wet weekend, part II

It was great to hear my mum wasn’t the only one with her little sayings! Another good one was “a face like a bulldog chewing a wasp” which always evoked such entertaining mental pictures… But as far as wet weekends … Continue reading

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A face like a wet weekend

That’s what my mum used to say to us if we were sulking – and it was apt today! That’s because it was grey, cold, miserable and raining, just to clarify, not because I was sulking… or not particularly 🙂 … Continue reading

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Thank Crunchie

IT’S FRRRRRIIIIDDDDDDDDAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYY! Sorry. 🙂 And thank Crunchie it is! I never fail to appreciate a good Friday, especially one that’s nearer the end of February than the beginning, especially one that’s light till nearly 5.45pm, ish and especially one that starts … Continue reading

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That was the week that was

Well there’s nothing like striking while the iron is hot… and this post is nothing like it! But it does contain pictures of chocolate cake… Finally I’ve got round to posting about the vegan week! the feature’s coming out in … Continue reading

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Love is in the pear

Ok, it’s confession time. Anyone who has ever read this blog will no doubt be aware of my love for a good (or rather a bad) pun as a post title and the general rule is, the more rubbish it … Continue reading

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What a beautiful day, I’m the king of all time…

… and nothing is impossible in my all-powerful mind. What a tune! And so appropriate, yesterday anyway: I spy snowdrops… And it was this sunny at 4pm! Might they just be crocuses? I think they might be 🙂 Even the … Continue reading

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