Monthly Archives: November 2011

a jumble of muddled up things

I cannot believe I’ve let another week slip by without popping in here to talk about something cheerful! Let’s just say this week has been not-quite-as-cheery-as-it-might-have-been, and leave it at that, shall we? One day I might get used to … Continue reading

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a bit of a trek (and a pesky chicken)

Well, I’ve finally stopped coughing and sneezing. I’ve done nothing this week other than drag myself to work (when I’d finished being off sick of course), come home, drink tea and feel pretty sorry for myself. Still, I seem to … Continue reading

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Today’s post is brought to you from my sick bed, otherwise known as one end of the sofa. The point of this rambling post in the middle of a Monday afternoon is that I’m off sick. Not proper sick, just … Continue reading

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introducing herman

Let me introduce you to Herman. Herman is a cake mix, a German friendship cake mix, kind of a sourdough type of thing, and he sits on the windowsill, buttling away, fermenting and frothing, getting bigger and bigger by the … Continue reading

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fancy an amble through my sunday?

Let’s start here by the window, because I do so love to sit here and drink my tea in the morning, especially so sunny a morning as this one.   I must confess to having woken up in rather a … Continue reading

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We tried to write our names but they just came out as a giant squiggle. Fun though.  

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reclining in style (or impersonating a chicken)

As well as pottering about in the garden, I’m usually on a bit of a mission to sort out something in the house too. This is a never ending mission, since there’s always something in the house that needs sorting … Continue reading

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