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Traditions

This weekend has been one for hibernating, partly because of the weather which has been cold, and grey, and utterly wintery, but partly also because Emma has been working/on-call which dictates that we can’t venture very far. So I decided…

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On the twenty-third day of advent…

~ Today I headed down to Oxford to collect the replacement TV – venturing out before the rain but in the wind on a roads that were already getting very busy. At first, Comet didn’t know anything about it, and…

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Baking Bread

Having come by the recipe for sundried tomato foccacia bread, and as of this evening, all the ingredients (namely the sundried tomatos!), tonight I made some. Whilst the breadmaker took most the strain, there was a certain amount of kneeding…

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Cooks In The Kitchen…

I’ve been busy since getting home from work. I’ve let the chickens out for a run round the garden, and I’ve baked a birthday cake for my future mother-in-law and I’ve ironed my shirt and trousers for tomorrows interview, and…

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The rich aroma of Christmas

What a warm and comforting feeling it is to go to bed in a house that smells richly of Christmas baking. Somewhere during watching the season opener to Survivors (not sure how I feel about this, it was good enough…

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Stir Up Sunday

According to tonight’s episode of The Archers today was what is known as ‘Stir-up Sunday’, the day when everyone is supposed to make the Christmas cake. I didn’t know this at the time that I stirred up Sunday myself, but…

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