Every year when it starts getting cold enough to wear a coat over a jumper, part of me goes into hibernation and I become the slanket-wearing, easily-grumpied, rarely-seen-outside version of Pip (if you don’t know what a slanket is, it’s a blanket with sleeves and it will change how you view life, mainly because you’ll … Continue reading Things I Like About Winter (/Why I Love Our Central Heating )
It’s 7:05am and I have a seminar at 9:00 which I have not done all the reading for, but instead of using my ridiculously early wake up to catch up, I’m going to have a little rant about superfoods. What is so super about kale? Yeah, it has something like 17 times the amount of … Continue reading Superfoods Are Not Superfoods
I’ve now spent a week in my flat sharing with 4 boys and one thing has struck me more prominently than anything else. It’s not that the house suddenly smells of sweat and testosterone (it doesn’t, the males of the household are pleasingly clean); it’s not that items of clothing/kitchenware/booze have been abandoned in the … Continue reading Things We Have in the Flat vs Things We Don’t
So I’ve officially now entered my final year of uni. The thought of getting a real job and living a proper real life hasn’t really hit yet, mainly because I’m preoccupied with the fact that I ought to change the name of this blog because MY KITCHEN IS NOW QUITE BIG. Space. It’s phenomenal. No … Continue reading Since I’ve Upgraded My Kitchen Do I Have to Rename Myself ‘The Moderately-Sized Kitchen Tests’?
As promised in my last post, I decided to have a go at baking the ‘technical bake’ of The Great British Bake Off to prove that I could easily win the title of star baker – this week was jaffa cakes. Only problem was that I ended up sacking the jaffa cakes and making cardamom … Continue reading The ‘I Could Win Bake Off’ Diary Week 1: I Don’t Think I Could Win Bake Off
I’ve been sat here in my kitchen for 20 minutes wondering what to write about, and it’s suddenly hit me that I actually have far too much to write about today. I want to make the bulk of this about my trip to the recently opened Bronte on The Strand (and if you bear with … Continue reading Spending More Money, Eating More Food (my summer in 6 words)
Again, it’s been a while, very sorry. I’ve been blaming my lack of activity on here on another writers’ block, but in reality I’ve been far too busy lying in as late as possible and playing on my retro PS2 that I managed to get working the other day (I’ve been alternating Crash Bandicoot and … Continue reading An Excuse to Show You My Holiday Pictures