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Pigging out

Happy (belated) Easter! I hope everyone had a lovely (and chocolate-filled) day yesterday and a good bank holiday weekend. The sun that showed its face here on Friday didn’t hang around, which was a shame. But it’s been good anyway. … Continue reading

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A superhuman feat

I think it’s fair to say that on Wednesday night, I achieved a superhuman feat. It was tough, mentally and physically, and I very nearly just – gave up. But in the end, I was triumphant. The human will, it … Continue reading

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With a spring in my step

Well, the rabbit training didn’t happen. It turned out not enough people had signed up (how is that possible?!) so it’s been postponed till the end of April. Not impressed 😦 Instead, I went to a full council meeting on … Continue reading

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Fria: Tucking in

Whoever invented weekends should be given an OBE. Or a lot of money. They’re great. The last couple of days have been a bit manic. Yesterday was my colleague Yam’s last day so we had a couple of drinks after work. … Continue reading

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Appley ever after

I didn’t mean to be quite this much of a tease! Tuesday was long even by deadline day standards and then, unusually, Wednesday was a 12-hour work day. Nice. But unlike some, at least I wasn’t in the office all … Continue reading

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Such a tease…

In the words of Rolf Harris… Can you guess what it is yet?! Hee hee 🙂

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Baking bonanza

It was great to see the lovely messages on yesterday’s post about the riots. It was also brilliant to see again in the paper today just how many people have been turning out – hundreds and thousands of them – … Continue reading

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A few good things

A few good things happened today, which is always, well, good 🙂 Not the weather, sadly, which went from Mediterranean-style scorchio, “I wish I’d worn a skirt” yesterday to winter-style, pouring rain, howling gale “I wish I’d worn another jumper” … Continue reading

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It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to…

I meant to write this post on Wednesday, as part of the What I Ate Wednesday party… It was going to be a “What I Made Wednesday”, full of culinary creativity… but I ran out of time. So I decided … Continue reading

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Another day – another cake

There are a LOT of birthdays in my office in June. Three in a week and all just before payday (the 14th) – how inconsiderate is that?! Today’s was Mike and as Mike loves coconut just about as much as … Continue reading

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