Monthly Archives: November 2016

Quick Danish no-knead rolls

And about time too!  I’m sure I promised this recipe back in June or July.  Problem is, I always bake them first thing in the morning, before my brain is fully in gear.  Which means that I kept forgetting to … Continue reading

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The Gap Year: October ‘adventure’

Another month where you might not consider what we did to be an adventure, but I do. Because we didn’t go away anywhere or do anything exotic, and yet it was both familiar and unfamiliar, and quietly entrancing. We stayed … Continue reading

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‘It’s coming through a hole in the air…..’

Last year when I was in Birmingham staying at the Quaker retreat centre I took part in their evening Epilogue meetings.   I mentioned it in passing when I wrote about it here. One evening we watched a YouTube video … Continue reading

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Moving on

We have to look forwards, not back. We have to work with what is, not what we wish. We have to find hope, and use that to move forward positively. It’s worth reminding ourselves that more Americans voted Democrat than … Continue reading

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Something from (almost) nothing

Now that I’ve pretty much used up all my bits and pieces of sock yarn knitting blankets and phone socks for the City Farm to sell, I’ve moved on to using other people’s oddments. This included a bag full of … Continue reading

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