#GBBO inspired lemon drizzle cake

So here is the thing.  I can’t cook.  I have said it before and I will keep saying it again.   What I do have though are gadgets that do things for me so I can produce results that make it look like I can cook.   Which is why I have decided to join

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Lavenders blue, dilly dilly, lavenders green #HDYGG

  Shimmer in the haze of summer lawns Then I heard the children singing They were running through the rainbows They were singing a song for you Well it seemed to be a song for you The one I wanted to write for you, for you Lavenders blue, dilly dilly, lavenders green   All I

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Back to school with Letts Revision Guides

Now that my birthday is out of the way I can think about the whole “Back to School” campaign.  I won’t think about it before my birthday, which falls slap bang in the middle of the summer holidays.  In the same way that I won’t think about Christmas until after half term, despite retails clearing

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Keep walking Colombia

* * * * * * * * * * * * Last Friday was World Photo Day and if it showed us anything it’s that one photo can be so much more powerful than a lot of text.   Of all the stories written about Syrian refugees the photo of a small boy lying

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World Photo Day

Is today.  World Photo Day, whatever that means.   I suppose I should look it up really. I haven’t had much time to get my thoughts down into blogs recently but I haven’t stopped taking photos.  In fact I am taking more photos than ever and trying harder to think about the composition of them

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Why I am not blogging about my kids

It has often struck me as odd that with a name like Mummy Barrow I don’t really feel I am a “mummy blogger”.  I hate the phrase anyway.  Much as I hate “working mother”.   The media spit it out like it should be some kind of oxymoron.   No man is ever referred to

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One in three adults admitted into hospital are malnourished

Did you know that in many institutions, prisons for instance, there is a legislation that requires them to meet mandatory quality, nutritional and environmental standards on all food served*?  Makes sense doesn’t it?  That we ensure people who have no real say over the food they are served know that it is nutritionally balanced and

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Natural sunburn remedies

So having said I thought I was too old to sunbathe I rammed the point home by then spending a day on the beach and burning myself to a crisp.   You see the problem is whilst I think that (and now know that if I am not too old I am just too stupid)

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