Browsing All Posts published on »November, 2011«

A ‘Green’ Blue Peter Badge

November 28, 2011

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Our boy is pleased as punch today because this: …arrived in the post this morning. It’s 5 months since he rescued Ray The Bird. George wrote a post about it, but it was our Twitter friend @LicklePickle that suggested writing to Blue Peter to see if it might earn him a badge: Since Ray flew away George […]

Sunday Dinner – Roast Beef

November 20, 2011

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You can’t beat the flavour of a rib of beef. This was about the best we’ve had. It’s from the cows that live at the end of our garden, farmed by the farmer at the end of our road and cooked by me. There are only 2 and a half people in this house, so a […]

Attic Attack

November 16, 2011

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Let’s Make Christmas (Pudding)

November 14, 2011

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I am heading down (or is it up?) to London on Friday for the ‘Let’s Make Christmas’ Blogger Gift Swap at Fortnum and Mason arranged by Vanessa Kimbell. Each year my Mum used to take me Christmas shopping in London on the train. We finished the day at the theatre watching something like West Side […]

Tiny Toffee Apples

November 10, 2011

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I was going to save this until next Halloween, but what’s a little hot toffee apple between friends? 1 Bag of Small Cox Apples – about 10 1 Handful of stolen McDonalds Coffee Stirrers 400 g Caster Sugar 100 ml Water 1 Teaspoon Vinegar 4 Tbsp Golden Syrup A Jam Thermometer Wash the apples in […]

Ed’s Minestrone

November 6, 2011

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An interview with a man about how he makes his soup.