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Boiled Leg of Lamb with Caper Sauce

A simple British dish that is a play on a New England boiled dinner. The caper sauce was okay but we all pulled out some hot mustard anyway. 26 more words


Pebbledash Sneeze & UnChristmas Coat

Sunday 9th November 2014

I managed to wake at 1.45 am and had a brief but fruitful conversation with young Somnos. My side of the conversation was very succinct and consisted of two words the second of which was OFF! 8,105 more words

Fashion Forward or a weekend filled with family love

Husband has returned, animals happy and wife happy.

Fashion Forward with emerging designers, fun and interesting? Yes.
But I really want to make this Eid a long family weekend. 135 more words

Emma´s Life Stories

Delay and carelessness in cleaning up Dallas Ebola man's linens and vomit

Ebola is a virus that has a 60-90% fatality. There is no cure.

Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, a Liberian national who recently flew from Nigeria on United Airline, arriving in Dallas, Texas (via Washington Dulles) on September 20, 2014, is the first diagnosed case of Ebola in the United States.  810 more words

Obama's America

The Book Monster

About 12 years ago I was lucky enough to be running a semi-professional website all about children’s books called The Book Monster. I wrote, edited, reviewed, interviewed and organised competitions and had the pleasure to talk to some great authors including… 365 more words

Books And Stuff

Steamed Apple Pudding

This was to be the finishing touch on my British themed dinner party, a steamed apple pudding spiced with cloves and smothered in vanilla custard. Sadly, however, this dish was a bit of a dud. 54 more words