Tag Archives: Simplicity

2019 goals: lose weight

I am not overweight.  On the contrary, I am officially ‘slim’ (according to the recent letter from the consultant I saw about my lymphoedema). Using the NHS BMI calculator, I am ‘a healthy weight’, and my BMI is about 24. … Continue reading

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Marmalade time (2019)

It’s been a few years since I made marmalade, mainly because I made far too much last time around and in the meantime several kind friends and relatives gave me some of theirs (a special mention for the grapefruit marmalade … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons: addendum

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When life gives you lemons

Just a very quick pop-in post today, telling you about a very quick (and timely) preserve I made this morning. It’s citrus time, so the perfect time to be thinking about making marmalade and other citrusy preserves.  I shopped for … Continue reading

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New Year 2019

And so another year has ended and a new one begins.  I confess that, while on a personal level 2019 holds good promise, the bigger picture seems to me to promise many worrying and difficult things.  It comes to something … Continue reading

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Five good things on Friday (mid-December!)

It’s been a while since I did one of these, but this has been a week with lots of good things in among the rubbish stuff happening in the big wide world, and I want to capture them here. And … Continue reading

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Moving it on

In the 43 years we’ve been together and especially the almost 28 years we’ve been in this house we’ve accumulated a lot of stuff.  Some of the stuff we love, some of the stuff we don’t love.  Some of the … Continue reading

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