Category Archives: midorigreen

Capsule wardrobe equals stress

One of the sure signs that I’m feeling a little bit on the stressed side is what I search for on Google. And top of the lists during difficult times is capsule wardrobes. Of course, I never follow up on … Continue reading

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This week’s reading pile – 20/4/20

So here’s what I actually have on my pile for this week. I’m trying not to binge my way through the Locke and Key graphic novels. But it’s hard. I want to gorge myself on the pages. I expect to … Continue reading

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Menu plan 18 April 2020

I’ve been doing a menu plan using a Trello board for about 6 months now. I like being able to add ingredients and ideas to one list and then pull them to others. Usually I’d have about 4-5 days of … Continue reading

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It’s like being in a sitcom…

Only not quite so funny. Lockdown in the U.K. reminds me of a period of time at university. It was coming up to my finals. Classes had finished. I’d turned in my dissertation. My whole focus was preparing for final … Continue reading

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It’s been 14 years

On 12 April 2006 I published my first blog post. It makes me cringe now to read it but it doesn’t really matter. No one else read it. Or they might of but I don’t think Blogger back in those … Continue reading

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Lockdown stroganoff

Stroganoff is a dish I make on a semi regular basis. I make it with mushrooms, frozen peas and chunks of vegan burger. When it come to the sauce it’s either based on cashew nuts or plant milk. However lockdown … Continue reading

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Headache

Today started off promisingly. I woke early and did a couple of hours of work. Then I started seeing shimmering lights and I knew the headache wouldn’t be far behind. So that was it for most of the day. Hiding … Continue reading

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Made a cake

Baking isn’t my strong point. I can manage bread and crackers. Although the bread is a bit hit and miss. So it was a small lockdown triumph to actually bake a cake today. It used blended pineapple instead of fat. … Continue reading

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Strange Sunday

All of the days seem strange right now. It would be odder still if they didn’t. Today was assisted by the weather. A hail storm followed by blue skies. And the random road works going on in the street. A … Continue reading

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Tomato and chunky parsley pesto rolls

I call it chunky pesto but there likely is a word for it that means ‘salad ingredients chopped finely to be fancy’.   Before: Take fresh parsley, a garlic clove, a handful of almonds, salt, olive oil and nutrition yeast. … Continue reading

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