How to train a squash…

Now I do not profess to know much about gardening but I do understand the principle of training a squash. As I was checking on them yesterday I was delighted to see many long tendrils and vines with fruit on them. To train them is simple, as you can see in the picture, a few […]

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The Veg Garden 2017

Just a few shots from the garden – its starting to grow into something really special…. as you can see there are courgettes, potatoes, 2 kinds of kale, some red cabbage and purple Brussels sprouts and a couple of other things we are hoping for a bumper crop this year.   It is exciting to […]

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Cheesy Pinwheels

Originally posted on ruffles & macarons:
There’s only one word I can think of when I bite into these delicious nuggets… YAAAAAS!!! You only need 4 ingredients for these super easy cheesy bites! Cheesy Pinwheels 1 sheet of puff pastry, thawed 4 oz. cream cheese 3 oz. cheddar cheese 4 strips of bacon Preheat oven…

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Frankfurt

The bus from Cologne was a reasonable journey and for a mere 7 euros you couldn’t complain – the free wifi was also impressive (take note bus companies of Britain you are archaic in your transport facilities.A confusing start with the help of google maps and the discovery that there was a gay pride festival […]

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Brussels

After an auspicious start, a bus journey plagued by accidents on the motorways and meaning that I got to the Eurostar terminal with literally 5 minutes to spare before I jumped on the train it was a quiet journey along the Highspeed track and a reassuring redress in the balance of the holiday.Le Neufchatel, Bruxelles […]

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What is it about marmalade?

A bit like marmite – marmalade can be a love or hate foodstuff for some and indeed there are still some days where I prefer shredless but, for me it represents some of my childhood, my mother used to make it every year and we would spread it on toast every morning for what seemed […]

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