Three years ago we bought our nest and refurbished the house. The garden was forgotten or unaccounted for. It’s a pretty bleak sight. Builder’s rubble abandoned in the corner, an old fireplace, gate, manky lawn ruined by the trampoline (now … Continue reading
There’s nothing more satisfying than a surprising night out. I would have been happy to stay in watching Christmas tv and eating tangerines last night but found myself with other half at shepherd’s bush, in the mosh pit for Django … Continue reading
Better late than never… Here’s the hilarious spider cakes we made for Halloween.
What a beauty! I had the good fortune to meet a young torch bearer in Wiltshire this week and had a chance to touch the iconic golden torch. It’s more beautiful than I imagined. Go team GB!
I adored baking as a child. I was always whipping up little cupcake creations in the kitchen after school, although I’ve never lived down my toothpaste decorated banana cake made aged six. There’s always heaps of baking activity at my … Continue reading
The little boats arriving Colourful boats Heading up the Thames 1,000 boats paddled, steamed and sailed down the river for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Thames PageantThames Pageant.
Coldplay at Emirates last night was a sea of beautiful bobbing bright neon. Stad rock gigs are epic in size and we were high up in the gods of Emirates (in cheapskate seats) but the neon wristbands brought a real … Continue reading
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I was delighted to be invited to the Tesco Real Food magazine cookery event last week, where 5 blogger s whipped up at Jubilee street party spread at the Cookery School. I’m a self-taught cook and conscious of my hazardous … Continue reading
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Last night I was invited to a fabulous Jubilee inspired event hosted by Tesco Real Food magazine in the Cookery School at Little Portland Street, W1. I was cooking alongside top food bloggers Claire from Crumbs, Michelle from Utterly Scrummy, … Continue reading
Do you know your Austen from your Bronte? Have you devoured the Booker Prize winners? Do your shelves groan with great reads? If you think you’re a book worm, then test your literary knowledge here… 1. Which Thomas Hardy novel … Continue reading