Category Archives: Food glorious food!

Going organic, so far

Well, yesterday was interesting. My first attempt at being/buying organic was a flop. Granted, all I did was nip into my local Co-op on my way home, but where I would normally have picked up some fairtrade or locally (British) … Continue reading

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Going organic, or not.

So, in my first day of my organic mission, I have hit a stumbling block, which seems to add to my anti-organic view point. I called into Co-op on my way home for lunch, wanting some fruit as I’ve none … Continue reading

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Going organic…

I had a dream last night. And I am going to act upon it. I dreamed that I decided to go organic for the month leading up to my birthday and write about it. Why? Well there are a number … Continue reading

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Where can I get a good coffee in town?

Last week I was covering for another teacher. As is often the case something random was said and away we went from the lesson plan (Sorry – I DID cover what you asked!) In a speaking activity, a student asked … Continue reading

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a Christmas meal conspiracy

Is there a conspiracy created by mums all over the country, to ensure that all Christmas meals in restaurants are crap, so we enjoy theirs more on the actual day? Wouldn’t be hard in my house: my mum is an … Continue reading

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cookery books…

I’ve got quite a large collection of cookery books and with Christmas round the corner (as if you didn’t bloody know!) I am bound to get a few more. I currently live an hour away from where I grew up, … Continue reading

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Apples and cider and country homes

Image taken from http://now-here-this.timeout.com/2011/09/24/fenton-house-apple-day-2011/ Apple day is a celebration of apples and orchards and inevitably cider, usually celebrated in the UK in October. So this weekend there was a two-day Apple and Cider Festival at Killerton House, near Exeter. I … Continue reading

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I am not a foodie…

…but I do love food. In fact I hate the word “foodie”. I despise it. I won’t use it. So if you think you are a foodie, please stop reading! But I do love food. Which is a pretty stupid … Continue reading

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