Monthly Archives: January 2013

Happiness, Month 1

So a month ago, I did the happiness survey and scored 4.2. Today I scored 4.6. That really surprised me. If you had asked me if I was happier than I was a month ago, I’d have said no, not … Continue reading

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Changing Plans

Plans change. That’s fine. Mine have changed a bit for the next few weeks. You might recall that I had a list of things I was going to do this year. From craft UFOs to cooking new things, novel writing … Continue reading

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Fractured Wrist

I’ve fractured my wrist. See that tiny puddle? At 8.20 this morning that was a lovely smooth sheet of ice. I skidded and landed with my palm flat down. I swore, flexed my fingers to make sure everything was OK, … Continue reading

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Medieval Tapestry

Here it is, finally complete! I have really neglected a lot else for the last three weeks to get this done, and now I have stitched the last stitch. I just need to block it to get it back into … Continue reading

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Spinach Tian

New recipe number 3: Spinach Tian. I did say I would make something savoury, and I have now done it. This recipe is basically a mix of onions, garlic, spinach, rice and seasoning, topped with cheesy breadcrumbs. It comes from … Continue reading

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Driving in the Snow

Well it snowed. The kids got the long hoped for day off school, and I drove for the first time in snow. With an ABS fault. A couple of weeks ago I took a trip, and the ABS light came … Continue reading

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Biscotti

This was my new recipe for this week. I have wanted to make biscotti for a long time. I love it. I love anything with almonds in, and have been known to fail to ice cakes because I had already … Continue reading

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