Monthly Archives: November 2010

the Dinner Party Dream

As the summer garden party came to a close we all sat back thinking how well it had gone and said ‘let’s do this next year’. Well, six months on and it turns out we just can’t wait that long … Continue reading

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Don’t you all know its winter by now?

It appears that a significant proportion of the UK’s populace are ignorant of the fact its winter and it has been for some time. How do you miss such signs as it being November. Or that frost in the morning. … Continue reading

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‘My Name is No Biscuits’

I was mooching about on YouTube and I found a comedy/tragedy short story read and written by Dylam Moran (y’know the guy from black books). When done well I’m rather partial to a short story, they can sometimes be more … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Dissapearing Fruit

And before anyone gets clever, it was not eaten. Pudding tonight is meant to consist toasted brioche, with cinnamon butter and a selection of sumerish fruits. One tiny problem, we have somehow managed to loose a selection of fruits, in … Continue reading

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“I was in the oven.”

Not a phrase you first expect to hear when ringing up a friend; but then again ringing up Gwen you can almost expect something along those lines to appear. What I did not expect was that particular phrase, “I was … Continue reading

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Do you want to see some pictures?

The Natural history museum (I do like slanty photo) Tower Bridge taken from HMS Belfast Gwen

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Sandwich enlightenment

Allow me to shove you out of a sedate complacency when I remind you that margarine contains fat, a fair bit of it. So why not try spreading savoury sandwiches with hummus instead? Only the other day Elinor and I … Continue reading

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Gwen’s Tips for home and general self betterment continued

Vanity is by no means a vice to be developed; however, it is good to maintain what my Dad calls a ‘healthy interest in one’s own appearance’. So, here are my tips on general self betterment pertaining to one’s personal … Continue reading

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