GBBOTC15 #4: Gone with the Windtorte

finished front

As I contemplate this week’s Bake Off challenge, one nagging doubt keeps plaguing me, over and over. Continue reading

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Veg patch plans

blackberries

 

As the prospect of ‘the big move’, and living somewhere new, looms, I find myself thinking about the life I want to give Moo. Not on a grand scale, universities, inheritance, any of that stuff, just the kind of day to day life of a toddler I want him to have. We’ve got a new nursery lined up for him to start at in a few months, and I’m really pleased with it, and I’ve been thinking lots about what kind of family home life we’ll have in the new place. Continue reading

GBBOTC #1: Here I go again on my own

walnut cake

 

Every so often something happens and it shows you exactly how things are going to go. Maybe you leave home late and step in a large pile of dog poo on your front door step. Perhaps that internet date is just as hot as his profile pic, but he’s got a handshake like a wet fish and opens by offering to show you a picture of his cat. Or maybe you check the weather forecast,see bright sunshine, and as you emerge umbrella-less from the tube in your white linen sundress the heavens open. Continue reading