Monthly Archives: January 2013

Soup Tea Delight

My brother’s method of opening a tin of soup, describable as the ‘punch it till it cooperates’ method, brought him to the discovery of a new recipe. I give you, soup tea delight. Gwen  

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Winter Warmers -Oxtail Soup Recipe

Round here the pavements and the rooftops are thick with snow, the media are calling it ‘The Big Freeze’ (though personally I refer to it as the more conventional term ‘winter’), and our central heating just isn’t up to it. … Continue reading

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Bundle up and grab your mittens!

It’s snowing everywhere else in Britain currently but Lincoln has escaped relatively unscathed except for the freezing fog. Fog is the sort of default weather setting for Lincoln we’ve experienced several bouts of it and the cathedral has turned out … Continue reading

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Song For The Month January

January was a hard one, this Paolo Nutini song was pretty much the only thing, bar some twangy folk cave songs, I could find. Still, I’m always up for a bit of Nutini, tell me if you have any other … Continue reading

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It’s January and Gwen Loves….

Beth Hart I first saw her on Jools Holland singing this song, and since bought most of that album and the stupendous Don’t Explain with Joe Bonamassa. Very nice. Lemon Grass and Ginger Cordial With a splash of real lemon … Continue reading

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The Alice in Wonderland practice cake

For me, food colouring is a thing of great excitement. So when I opened my birthday present and found a box of twelve airbrush colours, including tantalising shades such as teal, and apricot, you can imagine my genuine, infinite-cake-possibility based … Continue reading

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New Years Predictions

In twelve months named for Roman Gods, We will discover new arthropods, Their antics voiced in dulcet tones, While forty sheep will meet their clones, A scientific major feat, And hotpots never short of meat, Meanwhile we really must discuss, … Continue reading

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A Happy New Year!

Gwen

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