Monthly Archives: February 2011

On Recipes: Egyptian Bread With Vegetables & Nuts

New recipe books are high on my list of cool things to buy me, and this “Tastes of Africa” by Justice Kamanga is simply magnificent. This book isĀ  it’s an interesting mix of African, Indian, Mediterranean and English dishes – … Continue reading

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A Change Of Direction: From GirlGuides and Gadgets To BodyThrills And Being A HouseWife

You might have been wondering why I have so much time on my hands lately. You might even have noticed I spend a bit more time these days using Twitter and blogging. I’ve even had time to join the public … Continue reading

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On Looking Back

Dear Kid, It suddenly dawned on me – like actually sunk in – that this year, you’ll be turning four. You’re two years away from starting Big School. You’re two years away from a school uniform and packed lunches and … Continue reading

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I Might Just Be Convinced That This Scrapbooking Thing Is Like Crack

Thanks to Mike Sharman, I was invited to visit his sister’s scrapbooking studio in Dunvegan on Wednesday night for a demo/scrapbooking crash course. Bribed with promises of wine, girl-talk and looking through (and shrieking with laughter) at old photographs, I … Continue reading

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The Point of No Return?

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Things I’m Loving On

1. Being at home, all the time. But still being able to go anywhere else, whenever I please. Peace and quiet. There’s lots of it when I’m home alone, in the mornings. The peace and quiet is so worthwhile, that … Continue reading

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It’s The Most Important Job I’ll Ever Do

When you were asked as a child what you wanted to be when you grew up, you no doubt answered with things like fireman, doctor, nurse, or princess. Perhaps you wanted to be an astronaut or an engineer or even … Continue reading

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