Making pancakes in the rain

This is my last week working in the city centre and I’m so glad I was here for pancake day. One of my favourite bakeries…

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Hibernation

Well hello there mid-February, daffodils and ever-so-slightly extended daylight! I was packing up boxes and leaving my pretty flat, mice and single-glazed windows behind the…

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Diary: Twenty-six

Birthdays are the best. This year I went back to my roots and celebrated with a classic garage party in my hometown, topped off with…

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5 foods I learned to love and why

As a child, I believed I could quite happily live off cornflakes and empire biscuits if everybody just left me alone. There was even a…

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Back on the road: How I’m finding my confidence after two years away from the wheel

It was February 2011, a bright winter’s day with the sun low on the horizon. We had just come out of one of the worst…

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How to do a car boot sale

Did you ever visit a car boot sale as a kid? I remember the excitement of trawling along the seemingly endless stalls with my parents,…

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Merry Christmas!

It wouldn’t be Christmas in our family without birthday cake! Winter birthdays, big family breakfasts and lots of fun with Woodruff, it goes without saying…

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