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Fantasy Advent Calendars (and a bit of 80s nostalgia)

It’s fair to say that Advent calendars have come a long way in recent years.

Back in the eighties, we counted ourselves lucky to have a calendar made from flimsy cardboard, usually with a traditional nativity scene on the front. 524 more words

The Infallible Power Of Bovril

I like a cup of coffee
I enjoy a mug of tea
But a thermos filled with Bovril
Is really not for me

It’s not that I’m picky… 118 more words


Note to Self

When trying something new, taste it before slathering it all over your peanut butter.  Jelly is not a remedy.


Treacle Toffee

I bounded up the back garden path, delighted to be home from school. Friday afternoon, a sunny weekend of freedom beckoned.

As I approached the kitchen I could hear Ma singing, and pots banging.  657 more words


Marmite Roast Potatoes

Now that I have welcomed Marmite into my life, I found it time to start using it in more creative ways than just on a slice of bread. 318 more words


Turning hate into love

For me this love/hate relationship certainly started out as a hate/hate one. There is no way to prepare yourself for the taste. It is like your first beer, your first shot or your first kiss. 226 more words


Marmite Roast Potatoes

It’s no secret now that I’m a die hard Marmite fan. Cheese and Marmite Pasta is still one of my most popular recipes to date, and one of the only recipes that I return to time and time again when I’m pushed for time and in need of comfort. 399 more words