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Day 3: MCQs, bad stomachs and good families

I finished the lecture series for reaccreditation! finally! which is a load off my mind i can tell you!

on the flip side i have a horrendously bad stomach and so have spent today crouched over and hugging a hot water bottle. 153 more words

Re-reading: Ballet Shoes

So my quest to read Swann’s Way may not have taken off brilliantly just yet, but my re-reading of Ballet Shoes went swimmingly. I realised when going to bed the other night that I needed one of my trusty well-read books to read before going to sleep and… 204 more words

2016 Book And Film Challenge

Fear of the Blank Page

I like writing a lot more than I used to. I used to find it scary but now I’ve got used to it once it gets going.

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British Telly (and Movie) Lessons: At the Grocery Store

I realize I haven’t talked about things I’ve learned about the UK by watching British TV much lately which, of course, was the whole premise of this blog in the first place. 343 more words


And the Winner Is...

As a British soap opera newbie, last week I asked my readers to tell me which long-running serial I should watch. The people (all 31 or you) have spoken and with over 48 percent of the vote, … 196 more words

My Telly Voids

Black Forest Gateau with chocolate cherry mirror glaze (Gluten-free)

Black Forest Gateau

My current version of Black Forest Gateau, or “cake in drag” as Victoria Wood so deliciously put it, is way over-the-top for sure in terms of the adult flavours…..but I make no apologies for that, as it is an adult dessert cake! 1,097 more words

Afternoon Tea

Script List Mania!

Using scripts is a great way to practice correct intonation and emphasis with another victim, sorry, willing person. My daughter and I enjoy reading scripts together and she’s only 7, so there’s no age limit to it. 215 more words