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What I ate – start of May 2020

Food seems to be falling into a rhythm. The same dishes on the same days of the week. I’m not sure if this is because this is the way life is. When Pak choi turns up in my veg bag … Continue reading

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My reading pile – 7 May 2020

This week’s pile is a random mix of the ongoing, the half completed and the one I put off (because then the series would be over). One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor – gifted by my mother this … Continue reading

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Playing tennis with the universe

Today it has occurred to me that life is like playing tennis with the universe. I’m terrible at tennis but bear with me. Some days you feel good. You got enough sleep and ate well. You smash back the balls. … Continue reading

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What we ate last week

Menu planning right now is a balance of making sure the fresh stuff gets eaten at the start of the week but the end of the week isn’t too dull. I’m making progress. I know that the bread needs to … Continue reading

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Menu plan 25 April – 1 May

Last week’s menu plan didn’t go exactly as I expected. We acquired a bag of rolls and some vegan burgers while on a post run. These made a delicious additions to the menu but threw things out a bit. And … Continue reading

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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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