What I read… The Road to Little Dribbling

I’ve always rather liked Bill Bryson. Part of my GCSE English exam was to examine an extract from one of his books and I was quite taken with his friendly and open style of writing. It always felt like you were sitting in the pub with him and he was telling you a jolly story…… Continue reading What I read… The Road to Little Dribbling

What I ate… Week 4 Menu

A day late with planning this week and honestly I’m finding that sitting down and working out weekly menus is harder than I thought. However, I’m not spending as much money on groceries and I’m throwing away less food. That has to make it worth it, right? Menu Monday Sunday Leftovers: Roast beef, broccoli and…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 4 Menu

What I read… The Loney

My mother has always been a fan of disconcerting gothic horrors. She’s not particularly interested in the more mundane terrors of serial killers and gore and after glimpsing this book in my local Waterstones I bought her a copy for Mother’s Day last year. Don’t worry, we’re a family of people who much prefer books…… Continue reading What I read… The Loney

What I ate… Spanish style tray bake

Today on my quest to try something new I am altering a recipe from the Hairy Bikers. Their Spanish style tray bake recipe apparently comes in at under 400 kcal per person without skimping on flavour. I’ve made some changes from their recipe; the Permanent Roommate does not eat tomatoes, peppers or onions so I’ve removed the…… Continue reading What I ate… Spanish style tray bake