• Eatables

    Shortbread Biscuits

    The recipe for shortbread goes back around 800 years to Scotland (The Scots are marvels for invention) and was called ‘Biscuit bread’.  It was made from left over bread dough that was put…

  • Eatables

    Lasagne

    This lasagne is made with beef mince, use Quorn mince for a vegetarian version. Ingredients: 500g Beef or Quorn mince 400g tin of tomatoes 1 stick of celery 1 onion 1 beef or…

  • A Beautiful Day

    A Beautiful Day #1

    Happy Diwali to everyone! Diwali  is mainly celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains, and it’s a festival of light that lasts for 5 days. It is a spiritual victory of light over darkness.…

  • Work

    Job Fatigue

    Job fatigue is a very common occurrence. Work fatigue is defined as an “unrelenting exhaustion that isn’t relieved by rest, a nearly constant state of weariness that develops over time, reducing your energy,…

  • Ouch!

    Lockdown Poem

    I was sitting reflecting on my Lockdown (Yes, I’m in it! My town is still in it!) and the stuff I’ve been up to since the 3rd week of March, 2020. I have…

  • Eatables

    Pip’s Beef Cannelloni

    My children have never been particularly forthcoming with praise in regard to anything that requires cooking on a hob or in the oven. This Cannelloni, (I never knew how hard it was to…