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A match burning in a crocus

Thought: Perhaps part of what makes city-folk aggressive is the anonymity of urban life. I was thinking about this while watching people gripe and shove on the Tube (a few weeks ago, a large woman actually pushed me, as in, a hand flat across my back, into someone else so that I’d get out of her way). 158 more words

Travel

Raiding the Recipe Box - Brandysnap Cones

First recipe in the series and I pick out this card. It has been far too long since I last had a Brandysnap, Brandsnap cones just seem like a great idea. 280 more words

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Raiding the Recipe Box

As you may or may not have realised winter for me is all about food. My garden is being a little neglected at the moment due to the weather we have been having. 221 more words

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The Phone Loo Flu

Yes! Smart phones, dumb blocks, tablets, whichever shiny rectangular surface you are looking at right now, can be a carrier. No, your smart phone is not a carrier pigeon, it’s a carrier of dangerous micro-organisms. 631 more words

Urban Life

Moesha:A fat woman's thing

Ok straight to the point, what exactly is wrong with fat women in the urban public/entertainment scene?
Fat women on T.V, movies and radio, in fact bloggers too? 681 more words

Urban Life

Baking soda vs Baking powder

I’ve been baking since I was a kid and until today I never understood the difference between the two. In our house we have about a kg of Baking Soda, it is just so versatile we use it for cooking, cleaning, you can even make allergy free washing soda from it and mixed with vinegar in a drain works just as well as any chemical drain cleaner. 484 more words

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