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  • Marine

    This week I went to the aquatic shop and got a few more fish for my large tank, and whilst there M and I had a look at all the marine fish, coral and anemones. What an incredible sight it… Read More ›

  • Kitchen Gadgets

    I love my kitchen gadgets, and have many, from meat slicers to meat mincers, dehydrators to steam pressure ovens, you name it, I seem to have it. But, I have been looking at getting a Sous Vide water bath cooker…. Read More ›

  • Expanding Library

    In the words of Jim Carey, “Somebody Stop Me”. I bought more books. I cannot help it, it is like an addiction. Anyway, this is what I bought today. English: A Story of Marmite, Queueing and Weather – Ben Fogle… Read More ›

  • Reading Challenge

    So, in Goodreads, I pledged to read 30 books this year. I was thinking of only doing 20 as I have some really big books to read this year. I also have about 600 books that I still have not… Read More ›

  • Happy New Year

    Well, we made it, we are here in 2019, and thank god it’s here. No more eating empty calories, no more booze, not that we drank much at all, but boy did we eat, far too much. Even last night… Read More ›

  • Boking Day

    So it is here, the day of madness in the sales, people scrambling to get a bargain, but not us. We never do the sales, and in all honesty find the whole thing, like so-called black Friday a waste of… Read More ›

  • Christmas Day

    What a long day it is. We got up at 8:30am and put the coffee machine on, we needed it as we were both knackered from broken sleep. The dogs seemed to sense that something was about to go on,… Read More ›

  • Christmas Eve

    So, here we are, and what a busy day. I decided to make Christmas tree biscuits as well as my usual homemade stuffing, and most of my trifle with only the cream to whip tomorrow. My prep is done and… Read More ›

  • Christmas Cornucopia…

    I thought I would share this, many of you may know of it, and many may not.  This is one of my favourite versions of “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen”, although I do like most versions, this is one carol… Read More ›

  • What’s Going On?

    The past month or so I really can not be bothered with anything, and I have no idea way.  Is it because I am inherently lazy?  Is it because of the lack of daylight, cold, rain and general winter blues? … Read More ›

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