Monthly Archives: June 2007

Bolognaise bribery

What do you do when one week they say “Ooo yummy, is there any more?” to your bolognaise sauce, and the next week they say “Yuck, it’s disgusting, I’m not eating that” to the very same concoction of ingredients done … Continue reading

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One-click mayhem

Today we received in the post a book from Amazon. So what, you may think. Well this was a big, hardback book about quilting. It’s called “Shadow Quilts: Easy to Design Multiple Image Quilts” and it cost £16.98 plus postage. … Continue reading

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Shares

What’s so great about sharing? I hate it – but I have to encourage the kids to do it. It’s unnatural and unpleasant, and makes me cross. I especially hate sharing my study – Mike eats over the computer, without … Continue reading

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freesound fm

I presented a radio programme today, for the first time in .. oo.. probably ten years, and it was fun. It reminded me of how exciting radio was before I got sucked into managing lots of other people doing it. … Continue reading

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Meme-tastic

Mopsa has memed me with a set of specific questions – much scarier than “tell ‘em ten things you can remember about yourself and make it snappy.” What was I doing ten years ago? I bought my first house in … Continue reading

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Oh, and I won.

I’m officially Hot Stuff… I’d like to thank my mother, my agent (if I only had one) my publicist (ditto) my children (bless them for their role in this venture – no doubt they’ll have more to say about it … Continue reading

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Camp Out

Well, now we’re home, dry, warm, the children are in bed an hour earlier than usual and I have my wine in a glass glass and not a plastic simulation of a glass – I can say, with all honesty, … Continue reading

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Glastonbury gales

A severe weather warning has been issued for the South West of England. I only tell you this, not because I expect you to commiserate, but because it’s this weekend that we’ve arranged to go camping. It’s inevitable really, what … Continue reading

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When is the right time…

… to redecorate? Is it like having kids? There’s never a right time, you just have to go with the flow and wait for it to happen. That way madness, and grey glutinous walls, lie. What I mean is, at … Continue reading

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Hot Stuff – apparently

Well, I seem to have been nominated for something at this site… Why not go ahead, make my day!

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