Monthly Archives: October 2011


bread rolls with sunflower and poppy seeds ready for eating. They lie frozen ready for defrosting for Sunday big Bake Off. Not everyone likes sweet things. 

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Chocolate biscuits

Chocolate biscuite


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More baking………sent via Mike

Here’s a recipe to try…. Lemon and Poppyseed Cupcakes *Lemon and Poppyseed Cupcakes* Makes 12There is something that is quintessentially delicious about combining lemon and poppyseeds!  I’m not sure what it is. I only know it works.  Toast the poppyseeds … Continue reading

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Am practising because I need to get better. This week I have made pastry, a pancetta quiche, blueberry muffins and finally tonight a marmalade a fruit cake a la Mary Berry. In summary, pastry was way too short, muffins were … Continue reading

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Blackfriars Bridge protest

October 12,2011 Joined over a thousand other cyclists tonight to try and convince TFL to listen to London Cycling Campaign’s advice over the Blackfriars Bridge reconfiguration. Michelle and Liz joined me and we had a great cycle and enjoyed the … Continue reading

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More swimming and cycling

Great swimming holidays in Slovenia and the Lakes with Swimtrek this year. Michael joined Naomi and me  to swim around and across Lakes Bled and Bohinj. I think he was smitten.

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