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February

Winter. Time to eat fat and watch hockey. In the pewter mornings, the cat, a black fur sausage with yellow Houdini eyes, jumps up on the bed and tries to get onto my head. It’s his way of telling whether or not I’m dead. If I’m not, he wants to […]

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Currently

Reading: Flowers for Algernon Making: a Knit Hat Learning: how to paint patterns Listening: to whatever Kieran chooses on Deezer Thinking: January can’t really be almost over already Feeling: tired Planning: a weekend of painting the house Eating: leek and potato tarte tatin Wanting: to get serious about yoga and […]

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Seen on the Way Home

My year was off to a quite crummy start. I was laid out flat with the flu for about two weeks. I’m all better now, but it seems like I am already scrambling to get “caught up”. So moments like this when I can just pause, and enjoy beauty are […]

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The Monday Mix

A not entirely serious start to the week with some fun things I’ve come across online. I need to add this recipe to the meal plan rotation. If you like riffs on Harry Potter you’ll love this. Mmmmmmm! Christmas Morning Punch!  I really really want to try making one of […]

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Five Meals You Have to Try

Last night I made what has become one of our very favourite chicken dishes ever: Perfect Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs.  I follow Bon Apetit on Facebook, and thanks to them have discovered some wonderful meals to add to our usual rotation. The best things about this one is that it is […]

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