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Remember Woking

Woking looked absolutely stunning this morning. The sun and blue sky gave it a bright and new feeling that made most people smile. Okay, it was cold as well but that didn’t matter. It was one of those mornings where … Continue reading

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We’re going potty about otters here in Farnham

Years ago there was a bit of a mad craze for cities full of painted cows. I distinctly remember seeing quite a few slowly taking over Brussels when we were there yonks ago. I rather enjoyed the one with cartoons … Continue reading

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A peanut butter spring board into a watery oblivion

Following on from yesterday’s beginning, today I started my first kefir and sauerkraut. While the sauerkraut will not be even close to ready for a fortnight, the kefir will be ready to drink tomorrow. Funnily enough the postman (who Mirinda … Continue reading

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Baby steps along the fermentation road

Sarina left Starbucks today. Sarina has always been a source of great joy for me. If feeling a bit miserable or sad, I could always rely on Sarina’s beaming smile to change my mood instantly. She was also one of … Continue reading

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Some people take no joy in walking their dog

Today was absolutely beautiful. Wall to wall sunshine, nice and cold with a light breeze, happy smiling faces nearly everywhere. It was a joy to walk into town. It was equally a joy that I was feeling well enough to … Continue reading

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What is a chef’s most important tool? Answers at the end of this post.

There’s a few things in my kitchen that, following the advent of lo-carb, I figured I’d never use again. The bread board, for example. I mean I have a cutting board for veg, one for meat and another for fish … Continue reading

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Foreign names in foreign hands make strange names

I decided it was a good idea to do very little today. I spent the first bit in bed then, while Mirinda strummed her guitar at class then dined at the Holly Bush, I lay on the sofa watching Netflix … Continue reading

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Work was not the brightest idea

Retrospect eh? It always knows everything with crystal clear precision. It’s just a pity that it doesn’t turn up before you do something. Like today. I woke up feeling much improved and I really wanted to go to work so … Continue reading

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Ditto

Today was mostly spent in bed, cuddling cockerpoos.

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Sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick, sick…

Stupid bloody cold. I thought going to the gym would sweat it out of me. It just made me feel worse. Possibly the highlight of the day was walking home with a lady who told me all about her life … Continue reading

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