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it’s not all made in China :)

Successful shopping trip today – bought several fairly ordinary things, all made in the UK (tights, £3.50 for 2, M&S; non-twee anniversary card, £1.50, M&S; Fairtrade lavender-flavoured dark chocolate, £1.99, Holland & Barrett). And it didn’t take much effort – … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Happy Easter! Alleluia, Christ is Risen! (Also, I get to start eating lunch every day again! And lots of people get to have lots of chocolate! I do hope, of course, that it’s fairly traded …) Whether you celebrate Easter … Continue reading

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Making Mississippi Mud Cake

I’m not 100% sure of what Mississippi Mud Cake is – is there definitive answer to this? I ask, because I vaguely recall it being available in shops (in New Zealand) when I was young, but I was pretty sure … Continue reading

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Tea of the Week – Earl Grey Milk Chocolate Wafers

forestofglory is staying with me! For a few days, before she heads back to the states. And on Saturday, we went and spent the day exploring London … and while we were at Liberty of London (after admiring fabrics that … Continue reading

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Nigella’s Chocolate Mousse :)

It’s been a tiring few days. More on that tomorrow, perhaps … for today: on with the mousse! You can find the recipe for free here: http://www.nigella.com/recipes/view/instant-chocolate-mousse-4. It’s from the book Nigella Express. I made this for a family get-together … Continue reading

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