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Polar opposites

Apart from the current Polar weather applying to that title, this week’s been from one extreme to the other. From flat-out from Monday morning until this week’s paper went to press yesterday morning to sudden slow pre-Christmas week. It’s also the … Continue reading

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Sable-bodied

It’s such a hard life, having to make cookies every week *sigh* but someone’s got to do it. Come on, I’m taking one for the team here 🙂 This week’s contribution to 12 Weeks of Christmas Cookies and Sweets comes … Continue reading

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Mmmmmmmm

Mmm, nine and a bit hours’ sleep, love it! This post was supposed to go up last night but in the end I was late (no surprise!) for meeting my friend Roz and I didn’t have time. I did have … Continue reading

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The Real McCoy

I was half-tempted to call this post “The Full Monty” – but I didn’t want to scare anyone off 🙂 It’s because of these: Remember the not-quite-but-nearly lebkuchen from last week? They were nice ginger/spice biscuits but they weren’t exactly … Continue reading

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Not quite – but nearly

Er, anyone care to enlighten me as to what this weather’s about?? Brass monkeys on Tuesday, no jacket needed today… not that I’m complaining in the slightest but I just get the worried feeling that when winter comes, it’s going … Continue reading

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Everlasting cookies?

A friend of mine said something on Twitter today about the possibility of “everlasting cookies”. I’m sure 99.9% of those reading this (and that) would have realised that the link below his comment would lead to a screen of dense … Continue reading

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Life begins at forte

Panforte, that is. And now I have to apologise for the worst-ever post title *takes a bow* It’s been a bit flat-out this week and I’m definitely not a fan of leaving work when it’s dark; it would feel like … Continue reading

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Honey Monster

I’ve said before that my mum is, in my opinion, one of the best cooks ever. When we were growing up, she not only made and decorated beautiful birthday cakes every year, she regularly baked loads of other stuff. It’s … Continue reading

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