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A great British bake-off weekend

Well, three cakes. One of which wasn’t even baked. Mille feuille or gateau Saint Honore a la passion they weren’t… but they were very tasty. First up was this, for our lovely receptionist Wendy’s birthday: She loves peanut butter, possibly … Continue reading

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Slightly struggling

I wasn’t feeling too special today. But I can’t ask for any sympathy as it’s entirely self-inflicted. I’ll just mention Jagerbombs, double vodkas, a free bottle of champagne and the throwing of some (possibly, or not) amazing dancefloor shapes – and … Continue reading

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Tea and (carrot) cake

I do like a nice cup of tea, especially when the weather’s as cold, wet, windy and generally miserable as it has been this week. Having said that, of course, I do also like downing great vats’ worth of the … Continue reading

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Shake it out

I’m still playing that Florence + the Machine song – a lot 🙂 I was going to put “Shake it Up (Baby)” as a title, in relation to the inspired creativity that’s been going on in my house this week. … Continue reading

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Spring?

Is it just me or has this weekend really felt like spring? Apart from an hour I spent standing outside taking the full brunt of a howling freezing wind on a job today, (always nice to have to work on … Continue reading

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Father Christmas

Lots of Father Christmas-related things to talk about in this post, but first, these: They’re on my guest post at Jemma’s great blog Celery and Cupcakes – thank you Jemma for letting me take over for a day 🙂 Then there’s … Continue reading

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Pancake Sunday

The last couple of days have been a bit of a blur, in more ways than one. I got home from work and putting Inka to bed on Friday with an hour to have dinner and get myself looking half-presentable … Continue reading

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From hangover to banoffee

I’d imagine this would be a perfect hangover cure. Not that I’d know of course. It’s not that I went to a slightly seedy half eighties/half modern music club last night, where vodka and lemonades were £1 each, that I … Continue reading

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Carrot-fashion

It seems I’m in the grip of a slight obsession recently. From porridge: To cake: And now to cookies: It’s all about carrot cake. Carroty, spicy, citrus-y, I love it. So I knew that for this week’s 12 Weeks of … Continue reading

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Hello

I mentioned something exciting the other day, that had cost me money. I also mentioned driving to Essex in the car, then trying (unsuccessfully) to return in the lorry – and now I can say why! Let me introduce you … Continue reading

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