Monthly Archives: November 2012

And again

In my last 12 Weeks of Christmas Treats post, I said it seemed all to be about pecans and caramel. Well, I thought, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. I came up with the idea of an amazingly delicious … Continue reading

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Gale force

I woke up at about 4am on Sunday and was a little bit worried, thinking my house might actually fall over. Luckily it didn’t 🙂 The wind’s been fairly howling the last few days though and it’s matched what I’ve been doing; … Continue reading

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Recurring themes

I was saying to someone at work today that I think it’s still too early for radio stations to be playing Christmas songs… then I realised there’s only four and a half weeks to go… best start thinking about getting … Continue reading

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A rant

Well work’s been straight back into the deep end after my week off! Two meetings last night, one this morning, writing all the above up today… plus a late-night by-election vote count coming up on Thursday. Still, I’d rather be busy than … Continue reading

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Perfect partners

The only time Friday afternoon’s not great is when you’ve had a week off 🙂 It’s been busy but really good. Lots of riding, helping clear my mum and dad’s house which has just been sold – and as they’ve … Continue reading

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A confession

I lied to you. I’m sorry *hangs head* It was when I said these were the ultimate flapjacks – and they’re not. But these are: In my defence, I thought the original statement was true at the time M’Lud; it’s … Continue reading

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November 11

I think this sums it up: They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old, Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will … Continue reading

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And…. breathe.

Well it was nice to go back to work today – for a break! The weekend was manic; I had to drive to Essex on Saturday morning and didn’t get back till about 2.30pm, then I had a quick lunch, … Continue reading

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You can with a pecan

Do you want to see what happens when you add baking powder instead of bicarbonate of soda to a batch of cookies by mistake? Warning, it’s not nice: Yeah. And by then, I’d run out of the ingredients necessary for … Continue reading

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