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December 2016


Christmas wish list

What’s on your Christmas wish list for 2016? On mine for this year: Any or all of the 312 books on my Goodreads ‘to read’ list. A gold bangle A voucher for a French cooking class The will not to drink for the first…

December 11, 2016


This Sunday, for the first time since the man and I got together properly (after the first two times) in January, was the first day I felt like I needed space. When I say “space” I don’t mean anything drastic. I mean a day…

December 6, 2016

Creamy chicken and mushroom soup, with no naughty bits

After our weekend away in Prague scoffing only carbs, fatty meats and beer we’re both feeling rather sluggish and keen to eat light meals consisting of mostly vegetables. Because it now feels like the middle of winter we thought we’d get going with soup.…

December 6, 2016


The man and I jetted off to the beautiful Czech capital of Prague this weekend. Boy was it freezing. Averaging -4 to 1*C (24-33 F) each day meant we had a grand excuse to pop into pubs and sipped mulled wine whenever we were…

December 5, 2016