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    Cordially yours

    June 28, 2013

    You may have noticed great big clusters of whitey-cream flowers appearing on trees here and there. They are elderflowers, and we’re lucky enough to have a tree in our garden, so the other day I made some elderflower cordial. Before you start thinking I’ve gone all domestic goddess on you, it’s incredibly easy to make. Before you even think about doing the same, make sure you’ve actually got elderflowers on your hands. They should look like this: To make the…

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    Very Mary Berry

    It’s official. The girls and I have declared this week Mary Berry Week. Having never heard of Mary Berry before the last series of the Great British Bake-Off (I know, I must have been…

    March 13, 2013
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    Too many cooks ….

    Curious, the nature of women’s friendship. I feel more of a common bond with my female friends than I do with male ones and yet I am aware that sometimes women just are judgemental…

    April 26, 2012