Category Archives: cake

Snow Going Back #walking

I’m fixated with cake. Coffee too, but mostly cake. A day like we had this last week, what with the snow and cold means Dog and I need an incentive to be outside and cake does it. That and the … Continue reading

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The Less Is More Cake #vegan #bananaandfruitcake

Have I bored you yet with my recent attempts at vegan treats? I hope not because the latest cake is not just vegan but also sugar and flour free. I had a go at it for the Bloggers Bash in … Continue reading

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Nailed to a Lemon #vegancake

Ok, so I’m showing off. The seed and grain branch of the Le Pard’s enjoyed the vegan carrot cake but… why, with my family is there always a ‘but’? Or indeed butt? I suppose we always do things bottom up. … Continue reading

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Meating The Maker #cake #vegan

I’m not a vegan; I’m not a vegetarian. I eat far less meat than I once did, and have little red meat but… chicken and fish… yes, I do. And so do – maybe did – my family. Then the … Continue reading

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I know I shouldn’t…. But You Should… #bloggersbash #competition

I love cake. It’s always been my default treat but over the last 6 months I’ve cut down. Not entirely sure why. In part it could be because I recently enjoyed my BIG 6.0 birthday and this was the cake … Continue reading

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One of those things…

I went shopping a couple of days ago. Having done the bagging up and paying bit I decided to have a cup of coffee before heading home. The cafe attached to the store is a couple of notches up from … Continue reading

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So there I was, ticking boxes, making cake #bloggersbash #adminflunkey #boobview

warning:¬†this post contains a cake recipe that only strong minded people should view There have been several post Bloggers Bash posts, all rather endearing and lovely and not so much as a critical comment, a hint at a fundamental malaise, … Continue reading

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When I was nine…

… I loved the rain, real pouring, can’t see your feet from the splashing rain. I would walk up the gutters letting my shoes fill with water until the socks slip-slid inside and imagined floating on the surface of the … Continue reading

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Let’s talk Rhubarb

An army marches on its stomach. No doubt this clich√© is true. It is also true for me and writing. I’m productive when I’m reasonably replete – not snooze-full nor a snack short of satisfied.

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Heard the one about…?

There’s a thing going around. Not one of those snot-dribbly chest-like-an-out-of-date-yoghurt-carton thingummies but a fad. Or maybe a fab. I’m feeling emotionally dyslexic today – or toady. Yes that’s it I’m feeling toady. Anyhoos Judy Martin started it here with … Continue reading

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