A life well-lived, a dignified end

Being part of family means that you always have someone you can turn to in times of need, and this extend also to our friends.  No more so when our close friend found out that her mother had terminal cancer. … Continue reading


Vicky Sponge – party accessory

June and July are busy months amongst our family and friends as there is not a week that doesn’t go by that we haven’t had at least one or more birthdays; and it has been a month of endless parties, … Continue reading

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Being a boring mum – the perks!

As a parent you tend to accept that you have a huge amount of roles to perform on a daily basis; cook, cleaner, laundry mistress, banker, taxi driver,  to name but a few; and recently I added yet another feather … Continue reading

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Comfort food after study

Most of you will be heading off to school this week and have probably spent the past 2 weeks studying – probably!  I have noticed that my daughter is a shade whiter than when she entered her ‘burrow’ at the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Tiffin for study breaks

It’s the Easter holidays, and for most a time to study for exams. I just remember sitting hour after hour in my room surrounded by books writing and re-writing notes armed only with a flask of coffee and an endless … Continue reading

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Making bread…and memories


I didn’t realise just how much bread was part of my daily diet until I stopped eating it for Lent. Actually, it was really to support my chocy-holic daughter who decided to give up her daily ration of Nutella for … Continue reading

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