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    Incredible Gurkha Curry

    This week my tastebuds were in for a riotous treat at the annual Gurkha Welfare Trust ‘bhat’ (curry) night.  In a packed TA centre, our plates groaned as we piled them high with pork,…

    March 20, 2016
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    Perfect Après Ski Hats

    With the ski season upon us, I’ve been commissioned to make these gorgeous warm and fluffy après ski hats for friends and family.  They have gone down so well, I’m loading them up here…

    January 2, 2016
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    Time for a festive RAK

    I love a random act of kindness (RAK) at any time of year.  But as silly season fully descends and the festive mayhem begins, I think now is as good a time as any…

    December 14, 2015
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    Gadget Heaven

    All of us have that one gadget we love. The thing that makes our lives easier, happier or more satisfying.  With a little help from my friends, I’ve honed a long list of favourite gizmos…

    November 29, 2015
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    It’s Movember and I’m standing side by side with my mo brothers for this post.  Evidently I can’t grow my own ‘tache this month to raise awareness and funds for the brilliant Movember Foundation…

    November 21, 2015
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    Framed Memories

    It was recently Mr W’s birthday and I was totally at a loss about what to buy.  Quite simply, he didn’t want nor need any more ‘stuff’. As I was pottering around the shops yearning…

    October 17, 2015
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    Vintage Fudge

      When I was knee high to a grasshopper, one of my favourite treats was to tuck into a pile of homemade crumbly fudge.  Mum only ventured to make it on high days and…

    August 18, 2015