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The Perfect Pickle

The Perfect Pickle

By Lizzy Smith on February 14, 2014

Well, this weekend while many of you were hitting the lights, the music, the fancy side of town, I was in the kitchen peeling and chopping the bountiful produce of my In Law's garden. Nine pounds of green tomatoes - yes nine! along with beautiful brown onions lovingly plaited and apples from our own trees (did you hear the bristle of pride there...). Why? Making chutney of course! Here's my recipe if you're interested ....although...

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Back to school and the return of Autumn

By Lizzy Smith on February 14, 2014

    September marks the end of the Summer. The kids go back to School, your other half leaves the house with more regularity (no more ‘working remotely’) and slowly but surely a semblance of normality returns to our home. I like to tidy up, get rid of any clutter that has accumulated in the house as a result of Summer activities and holidays, then put away my cherished and essential Summer items (flip-flops, Provencal...

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Man and Boy, a good clean game

Man and Boy, a good clean game

By Lizzy Smith on February 14, 2014

It’s Autumn. That means the cricket whites have been lovingly washed, folded and put away, the pads, bats, helmets and oversized holdalls stored in a cupboard for another year and the men and boys in your household have once again gone back to sports involving round or oval balls. We all know that our sportsmen are a little more conscious about their scent and appearance in this day and age. We have the lovely David...

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