Growing Up

Growing Up

I loved to read, and reread, Jill Murphy’s The Worst Witch* when I was younger, and I delighted in watching ...
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Vegetable Quiche

Vegetable Quiche

If you've read other posts in my kitchen section you might notice that they all have two things in common: ...
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Ryton Pools Country Park

Ryton Pools Country Park

We are so lucky in Warwickshire to have an abundance of parks and open spaces around us to explore. One ...
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Butternut Squash and Red Onion Risotto

Butternut Squash and Red Onion Risotto

As is often the case with the recipes that I post, we enjoy this risotto as a family meal. It ...
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Adopting a Skincare Routine

Adopting a Skincare Routine

Nine years ago I decided that I ought to look into having a proper skincare regime. I had never suffered ...
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Mary Arden's Farm

Mary Arden’s Farm

Spring time is the perfect time for a trip to the farm, and our top choice in the Midlands is ...
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Love Is...

Love Is…

I have a clear memory from when I was growing up of a book that my mother owned called Confucius ...
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Apple and Blueberry Crumble

Apple and Blueberry Crumble

A favourite for anyone who likes a pudding as much as we all do 😉 Ingredients For the crumble topping: ...
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Steak and Mushroom Pie

Steak and Mushroom Pie

This is a fairly regular dish on our dinner table. It is hearty but not too heavy, so perfect for ...
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