Monthly Archives: October 2012


I have been absent from this blog, so here are my excuses! Today I sat two AAT exams. Budgeting and Financial Performance. Obviously it has been a bit of a priority, getting ready for these. I was sort of ready … Continue reading

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I can’t compete with this one for size or perfect placement, but the one by our door is real (much to Miss 9’s horror!)

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Don’t Let Me Near Cake

There was a birthday here yesterday. Mr 4 is now Mr 5. He wanted a spiderman cake, and I thought, ‘No problem!’ I went shopping for some red colouring. I know that with icing sugar being white, colours tend to … Continue reading

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A Shopping Trip

At the weekend we went to Cheltenham. Country mice that we have been, we haven’t been shopping in a town centre that big for years and years. (Somehow, the day trip to London doesn’t seem to count. London is big … Continue reading

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I made a dress! This is an historic moment. I have previously attempted dressmaking. I have one dress which has been in progress for seven or eight years, and is, as yet, unfinished. Prior to that,  I made a dress … Continue reading

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The Casual Vacancy

I read a couple of reviews for this book before I had hold of it myself. I didn’t get it on the day of release. I ordered it from Amazon the day before it was released, and it was sitting … Continue reading

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