Getting political: a letter to my MP

Dear MP I've written to you several times before in recent months to express my disappointment with the process of handling the outcome of the 2016 referendum.Today though, things have gone too far. Our PM, unelected by the general population, has removed the opportunity for parliament to enforce it's will on the matter of a … Continue reading Getting political: a letter to my MP

What Does Summer Mean?

Sunflowers in sweetcorn

Saw this from Laura's Lovely Blog (https://www.laurasummers.co.uk/2019/08/26/what-summer-means-to-me-summer-tag/) and Bubba Blue and Me (https://bubbablueandme.com/2019/07/what-summer-means-to-me-summer-tag/) who I follow on Twitter. Seems like a fun idea. Do you like summer? Summer in itself I love. But I think it's the idea of summer that appeals. The reality is that I work and miss the nice weather days. I … Continue reading What Does Summer Mean?

Making stuff 2: An Attempt at Replicating Holiday Food

Home made pommes de terre Sarladais

One of the yummiest things we ate on holiday this year was pommes de terre Sarladais. They're amazing. Starch which is a good start. Waxy potatoes slow cooked and melt in the mouth, almost translucent. I decided to have a try myself. I thought they'd go well with Nigella's tarragon chicken. I found a recipe … Continue reading Making stuff 2: An Attempt at Replicating Holiday Food