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if they don’t all fit in the jar, then I’ll just have to eat the leftovers

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What are you supposed to write about when everything is boring?

I could write about the chickens again, because I’ve had a week’s worth of watching them pecking around the base of the feeders – but I’ve written about the chickens so many times that I’m bored of them too. Even … Continue reading

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taking after his father

As part of his preparation for heading to university Mouse has been working on his cookery skills, and as he is on holiday this week he has cooked dinner every evening (with advice from Handsome). He hasn’t needed to be … Continue reading

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and he loaded the dishwasher afterwards as well, but he forgot to switch it on!

I have spent a large part of the afternoon cooking with Hairy in the kitchen (Hairy's home for Easter). Now that he has his own flat in Glasgow, and no-one to cook for him (Blossom is in halls), he has … Continue reading

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reassurance

We went across to Glasgow today, to take Hairy some essentials (clothes, underwear mainly, and home-baked bread) and to take him shopping. We met him for lunch, and then headed for a supermarket with a shopping list written by his … Continue reading

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no, we can’t do that

Handsome and myself should have been walking today, with our lovely group of Duke of Edinburgh sixteen-year-olds, down in the Border Hills. We left yesterday lunchtime, and they had an afternoon orienteering in a bit of forest (unsuccessfully, I might … Continue reading

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Sharp enough to cut yourself

I'm really very lucky, because my husband is a wonderful cook who doesn't just keep his skills for weekends, but makes dinner every evening. Tonight we had vegetable stir fry with cashew nuts. He does however insist on such niceties … Continue reading

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