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How to Make the Most of the Coming Autumn

Ah, summer, it was so good while it lasted. While we’ve still got some time left to go, it’s possible that the summer dream as we know it may have left us for (hopefully only) another year. But let’s not get too distressed about this news. Because the end of summer means that autumn is […]

gnocchi in a chorizo sauce

Gnocchi in a Chorizo Sauce

Gnocchi is an often overlooked staple of Italian food. Pasta and pizza take all the limelight from this fantastic ingredient to delicious meals. If you’ve never tried it, gnocchi is delicious and really easy to make. Of course, it’s even easier to buy it and that is what I do. Here’s a simple gnocchi recipe I whipped up […]

SMASHED TV

SMASHED TV – NOT LOSING MY SH*T

Imagine the scene…I’ve called into Lidl to pick up a few bits while also collecting the eldest daughter and friends for their return to our house. My phone rings…“Dad, D has smashed the telly”. Now, I am a shouter. I admit that I can go from zero to 100 faster that Superman can get his […]

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International Cat Day – Meet Eddie

This International Cat Day I thought it would be nice to pay tribute to our longest service family pet – Eddie. Eddie has been with Helen and I since she was a kitten. Almost as soon as we had moved in together Helen and I brought Eddie and her Sister Patsy home. The sister were […]