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Chelsea Bunliness

October 28, 2010

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If Wendy from Quirky Cookies wasn’t so lovely I would really be quite cross with her at the moment. Because I really don’t need this temptation. A sweet, doughy, baked delicious thing that I will now end up cooking regularly when really I should be doing other things. A thing that (as has been proven) […]

Luxury Scones

October 15, 2010

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I have always baked the scone recipe that my mother made. The one from the ancient Dairy Diary cookbook that she bought from the milkman when I was a kid. It was a basic affair, and it did the job, but they were a bit ordinary. I have been trialling different ingredients and  quantities and […]

Autumn 2010

October 10, 2010

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It’s getting to the time of year when I reflect upon how the garden has shaped up. There are still a few bits of colour around: a few grapes on the vine, the pink japanese anemones, some self seeded violas in with the vegetables. My favourite Verbena Bonariensis has been really feeble though. Anyone else […]

Chair Covers

October 5, 2010

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I finally got around to putting new covers on our dining chairs today. This is not a ‘how to’ post. It’s to remind me of Ed’s maxim that ‘it only get’s done if you do it.’ It only took a couple of hours and cost me the grand total of £7.50 So I am feeling […]