Sirens

I didn’t realise that sirens made me hold my breath. Past tense. It was the fact that I realised on Monday morning that I no longer subconsciously paid attention to them as they sped up the road that made me realise they had that affect on me.   That they made me hold my breath and

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#GBBO 2018 — Cake Week — Gateaux Vert

  As always I am handing in my home work and apologising profusely for the fact it is late.   It should have been in by yesterday but, well, the last week hasn’t exactly gone to plan and the time I thought I would have to make this, Friday afternoon, was the time we were learning

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#GBBO 2018 — Biscuit Week — Bourbons

  I am sure it won’t have escaped your attention that Great British Bake Off is back.  Still dividing opinion it would seem on whether it should be on Channel 4 or not, and how it isn’t the same with out Mary but it’s not about that for me.  It’s about watching bakers create things

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How to Buy the Perfect Pair of Plus-Size Jeans

It is great to see plus-size fashion continuing to flourish. As you can see from this range of jeans available at Simply Be there is no shortage of choice. It is easier than it has ever been to create the perfect outfit. It is especially refreshing to see more retailers offering jeans in 16+ sizes.

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Ranty Friday — Elements of the UK Media

Not all of it, obviously.  But some of it.  “It” being media outlets in this country.     Two things in particular this week have seriously pissed me off.   Made me want to bang my head against my desk and wonder if this is 2018 or the dark ages. The first was this tweet, with a

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