Monthly Archives: August 2011

“I hope it’s raining at Reading festival too” — Hay-on-Wye 2011

August bank holiday weekend. Whilst many friends partied it up at Reading Festival, the boyfriend and I headed for a different kind of camping experience, which was a hell of a lot cheaper than weekend tickets to Reading; approximately £150 … Continue reading

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A Tiny Bit Marvellous

This book is simply more than a tiny bit marvellous. I found I had to force myself to stop reading after a little while as I didn’t want to completely finish it too soon. I think it is a great … Continue reading

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Lemon and Poppyseed Cupcake

With the riots that have been going on here in Blighty, everybody should sit down and relax with a nice hot cuppa and some cake. I’ve been meaning to make these lemon and poppyseed cupcakes for a while now, having … Continue reading

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Anarchy in the UK

  With the violence happening in London, and now reaching other parts of the country in Birmingham, Liverpool, Nottingham and Bristol, you can’t help but wonder what is going through the minds of these hooded hooligans. In this day and … Continue reading

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Lavender Cupcakes

My Dad has a huge array of lavenders in our garden, which instantly made up my mind to make lavender cupcakes when I was thinking of something to bake. I had the recipe for them in this gorgeous cookbook I … Continue reading

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