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Merry Christmas all!

Potatoes … peeled Carrots … peeled and sliced Parsnips … peeled, sliced, parboiled, coated Sausages … defrosting Duck … defrosted Ham … cooked Presents … wrapped House … tidied Pavlova … forgotten* Midnight mass … attended   And now to … Continue reading

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Christmas Chutney

I appear to have successfully made chutney! Mary Berry’s Christmas Chutney, to be precise. Tomatoes and onions and peppers and aubergine and deliciousness. It was pretty easy, although it took ages (mostly chopping everything) and I was a bit worried that … Continue reading

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Making Pizza in 2012!

Making pizza from scratch is one of the things on my list of 12 things to do in 2012 – and C and I had a go at this :). They turned out pretty well – the bases weren’t crispy all … Continue reading

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A Christmas Holiday Update

I’ve been enjoying the holiday season – although I had a bit of a cold in the days leading up to Christmas, it was starting to get better by Christmas Eve and seems to have gone now. Which is lovely. … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

It’s Christmas Eve. The work is finished. The presents are wrapped. The cards are written. The decorations are up, the mince pies are made, and C is sound asleep upstairs, having finally finished night shifts. All is not right with … Continue reading

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Making Tablet for Christmas

One of the things I’ll be doing this Christmas is making Tablet, to give to friends and family – thinking that one of the answers to “what do you give people who just don’t need any more stuff?” is “something … Continue reading

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Christmas baubles

A picture I wanted to share with you all: I’ve never done the photographing-Christmas-baubles thing before – I like how they all reflect off each other. Beautiful. I found the baubles in a charity shop – tied up in bunches, … Continue reading

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A video about advent

http://youtu.be/S02KOlw7dlA

Momastery shared this video on Facebook today. I rather like it.

(NB: for the record I don’t really know anything about Busted Halo, the organisation that produced the video, I just like this one clip)

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Advent

As you may have picked up from my post about this last year, I still feel quite new to this whole liturgy thing. But I am becoming more and more convinced that I like it. So we come to the … Continue reading

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it’s all made in China (isn’t it?)

As readers of this blog may or may not be aware, I try to shop ethically. I am by no means perfect, but I try to buy products that I believe to have been produced well. In particular, in the … Continue reading

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