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Winston Churchill, sweet buns and the biggest book shop in Europe...
Sunday, September 25, 2011      15 comments

... and I didn't buy a book! Yesterday we went to Foyles, 5 floors of books on every subject imginable, but we are both so used to hunting down bargains we don't like paying full cover prices for books! So we didn't buy anything! Did buy a ... Read more
Organic Delivery Box Week 12
Friday, September 23, 2011      11 comments

Mango! Muscatel grapes (OMG so tasty!) and english apples. Peppers, vine tomatoes, spinach, onions, romaine, courgettes, broccoli and a free bag of parsley... no idea what to do with that as I dont like the taste of fresh parsley! ... Read more
Cookery at work!
Thursday, September 22, 2011      14 comments

I mentioned to my head of room I enjoyed cooking and she said it could be my project to do a cooking activity each week with the children. Last week, i just did something super easy to see how they got on, we have a lot of young children. S... Read more
The difference in egg yolks.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011      8 comments

The one on the left is from my organic delivery box, the one on the right is a free range one from the supermarket. The difference is astounding in real life, the picture doesn't do it justice at ALL. And they taste delicious! ... Read more
Organic Delivery Box Week 11
Saturday, September 17, 2011      6 comments

sweet potatoes, baby vine tomatoes, mushrooms, cucumber, runner beans, bratvia lettuce, aubergine, apples, banana and the most amzing delicious raspberries!... Read more
Um... that was just a set of cookery books... this is the rest!
Thursday, September 15, 2011      13 comments

That set was from St Micheals, now Marks And Spencer, I have googled and found very little information on them, I dont have a complete list of whats out there to find yet! This is the rest of my cookery book shelf, yes I have a shelf JUST f... Read more
The set of vintage cookery books I collect...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011      19 comments

I LOVE old cookery books, I scour charity (thrift) shops for them, I have one where seriously I dont think there is ANYTHING I would want to eat, the pictures are so yuck it looks like various alien foods. I have some cool old slimming books,... Read more
My run route *pictures!*
Tuesday, September 13, 2011      20 comments

This is only my half mile route since, well, you have to go back don't you! And Im not up to running any further yet. Welcome to Suburbia! My Street ... Read more
Sunday, September 11, 2011      14 comments

Last year my homemade Christmas cake was totally amazing, Im just planning it out now for this year. Annoyingly though, not living next door to my parents anymore, I can't run round and borrow my Mum's bakewear and stuff. So I need to ... Read more
Water Filter Jug... the verdict!
Saturday, September 10, 2011      14 comments

emoticon ... Read more
Organic Delivery Box Week 10
Friday, September 09, 2011      14 comments

Salad leaf mix, spinach, tomatoes, green beans, broccoli, peppers and fennel... which I have no idea what to do with and not that sure I even like, as only had once before and didn't really. Black grapes, apples and banana. Any ideas for... Read more
Running tomorrow...
Thursday, September 08, 2011      11 comments

*laughs* I had to blog with that title. but yes, what is it they say about the best laid plans? New job = New children = NEW GERMS!!!!!!! Yups, I have a delightful runny nose, sneezes and general feeling of meh. This has happened ... Read more
Running today...
Wednesday, September 07, 2011      10 comments

I went out and did another mile run again today, few seconds even though I felt I went slower, I think though it felt that because I breathed easier and made a concious effort to regulate it. My asthma isn't severe. Its mostly triggere... Read more
Running yesterday...
Tuesday, September 06, 2011      10 comments

So I tried running again yesterday, only the second time since I had surgery in May. When I tried before, it was stull uncomfortable on the scars, and I really didnt like it. Yesterday however it felt better. I ran a 12 minute mile. ... Read more
The Science Museum!
Monday, September 05, 2011      13 comments

On saturday we went to the Science Museum, we had planned to go round that AND the Natural History.... we didn't even finish the Science Museum! We looked round some, went and had a picnic in Hyde Park, then went back, we didn't even get to... Read more

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