Monthly Archives: July 2011

Salad for dinner?

I don’t do it often but occasionally if we are blessed with a warm day then making a main course salad for dinner is perfect. This is another one of those favourite things I don’t make very often. Salad Nicoise. … Continue reading

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Favorite Casserole

I know it doesn’t look too good in this picture but this is my twist on a casserole recipe I ripped out an a Good Food magazine years ago. It’s an absolute favourite of mine. The main twist in my version is … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Doughnuts?

My older niece announced, when I arrange to meet up with her recently, that Krispy Kremes had made it all the way up North to Leeds and that we needed to go and sample said doughnuts. Fine by me. I like a … Continue reading

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Award winning Gardens

What’s that? Award winning gardens in Leeds. Absolutely. Gav and Bud and I visited the Alhambra, Monet and the two Chelsea winning gardens recently built in a spot opposite the park and Canal Gardens. Signposted ‘Specialist Gardens’. And we enjoyed a … Continue reading

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The boy who lived and made JK a mint

  Well that’s that then. The end of an era. I was a reluctant and late fan of Harry’s. I remember wondering what all the fuss was about and being envious that someone could write something that sold so many … Continue reading

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Guess where we’ve been

If you guessed the 140th Open at Royal St Georges you would have been correct. It is fair to say that we like our live sporting events. Golf, the watching not playing, has been part of my life as long … Continue reading

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Eco Carbon Green Footprint

It is widely acknowledged within my family and friends that I’m a bit odd. I have very weird ideas about stuff. Stuff like how to be green, how to minimise my carbon foot print and do the right thing. The … Continue reading

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The Friday Face

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Phew……Eleven

  Okay so this isn’t my normal genre of novel. Science Fiction. I like sci-fi films but can’t remember reading science fiction before. If you remember I was reading this along with Gav to see if we could work the … Continue reading

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Why would you?

Buy bread when you can bake it. Or have a bread maker bake it for you. When Gav bought the bread maker 5 years ago I resisted the idea of making our own bread. Even though you only fling the … Continue reading

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