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Post Christmas folly

December 30, 2011


Christmas is such as strange time isn’t friends? I feel only now that the madness is lifting.  Most people probably don’t know when they are temporarily barmy but I have concrete evidence of my own screwiness.  Start with recent activities: having not really entered the kitchen for the last six months I have just spent […]


December 8, 2011


One of the great things about a winter in the UK is the chance to indulge in all of those traditions that seem faintly ridiculous when in hotter climes.  Today we wandered up to West Ham Park which has a veritable plethora of Holly bushes.  We took a large, brightly coloured bag and a pair […]

Sustainable Festive Season? Ten commitments for this December.

November 24, 2011


I have decided this Christmas to challenge myself more than most Christmases past.  Rather than wax lyrical about how we could all be making the planet a friendlier more sustainable place to be, I’ve decided to get real.  Plaiting my own hair into useful shapes is not on the agenda and I gave up on […]