It’s Shrove Tuesday on the 28th and for once I’m going to be organised enough to make some delicious pancakes for dessert. I’ve got a huge amount of berries in my shopping trolley and the little feathery egg factories in the back garden are back up to full production speed. I can never decide which…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 9
Today’s review was a bit of a tough one. I’ve been hearing a lot about Still Alice by Lisa Genova and the subsequent film adaption starring Julianne Moore. The book examines the mind of a 50 year old linguistics professor who develops Early Onset Alzheimer’s disease and how that affects her life and relationships. This was…… Continue reading What I Read… Still Alice
I know I was supposed to be reading more cerebral fiction this year but I’m slightly behind on schedule and when this popped up on Amazon Kindle sale I couldn’t quite resist. Mark Edwards writes psychological thrillers and not, thankfully, of the Gone Girl domestic thriller style either. He is quite the master of taking…… Continue reading What I read… The Devil’s Work
Menu Monday Friend’s birthday meal at the pub Tuesday Leftovers: Roast beef, chips, peas and sweetcorn. Wednesday Delayed date night: Dinner and a movie. Thursday Salmon fillet, new potatoes and vegetables. Friday Chicken carbonara. Saturday Cumberland chipolatas, mashed potatoes, vegetables. Sunday Gammon, potatoes and vegetables.
Menu Monday Leftovers: Roast Lamb, roast potatoes and vegetables. Sticky Toffee Pudding. Tuesday ♥ Valentines’ Day ♥ Rump steak, roast sweet potato cubes and salad. Seville Orange and French Almond cake. Wednesday Bangers, mash and peas. Seville Orange and French Almond cake. Thursday Chicken, leek and mushroom risotto. Very berry cheesecake. Friday Leftovers: risotto. Saturday…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 7
This is my first book of short stories this year. I generally really like the ability to dip in to books like these, spend 10 minutes on a compact little tale then move on, however I read this book all in one sitting while having my hair done (it’s lovely, thanks for asking). Pippa Goldschmitt…… Continue reading What I read… The Need for Better Regulation of Outer Space
Menu Monday Leftovers: Roast pork, roast potatoes and vegetables. Sticky Toffee Pudding. Tuesday Bangers (Cumberland sausages) and mash with broccoli and peas. Wednesday Prawn stir fry. Thursday Slow cooked Beef shins with mushrooms, carrots and mashed potato. Lemon Meringue Pie. Friday Chicken carbonara. Lemon Meringue Pie. Saturday Bacon and leek risotto. Sunday Roast Lamb, roast…… Continue reading What I ate… Week 6 Menu