Monthly Archives: October 2011

Masterchef Masterclass

Harvey and I were excited about today.  We were going to a cookery class, run by Jenni, who was a Masterchef contestant last year.  She was also Harvey’s form tutor and brilliant English teacher, which is how we know her. … Continue reading

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Beach Babies

Beach baby, beach baby, there on the sand.  Oh yes, another fantastic day on the beach.  We were so lucky that we woke up once more to bright blue sky and lots of sunshine.  Today was colder than it has … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays Are ……

Starting the day with good intentions; pumpkin, oats, soya milk and Greek yogurt with a cup of tea. Fab friends arriving and in the excitement forgetting to take photos of lunch.  It was roasted vegetables and goats cheese on lightly … Continue reading

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Lovely Lunch

Another bright blue skied sunny morning in Kent :-).  Every sunny day now seems a bonus before greyness and winter sets in.  Feeling bad about the garbage I had eaten yesterday, I wanted to start the day with a burst … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey

Today was AWESOME 🙂 🙂 :-).  It started really well with a lovely breakfast.  A bowl-scrapingly delicious breakfast which had cold pumpkin in it but was still wonderful.  Kath Eats made an overnight oats bowl with pumpkin.  I knew we were … Continue reading

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Oat Cuisine

I eat porridge for breakfast quite regularly and I had it again today.  There are many health and weight loss benefits to eating porridge, assuming of course you do not make it with cream and then smother it with sugar! … Continue reading

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Apple Squash

After yesterday’s excesses I had to really behave myself today.  I didn’t get to bed until 2:30am so had less than 4 and a half hours sleep.  I was very tired when I woke up.  I chose a smoothie for … Continue reading

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Margate : I Just Started Loving You

” I never stopped loving you”, said Tracey Emin of her beloved childhood home, Margate.  Well I never started loving or even liking Margate before.  I just didn’t get it.  And I was very disappointed by the new Turner Contemporary when I … Continue reading

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Beside The Seaside

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside.  Oh I do like to be beside the sea. Tra la la.  Yes I do!  I feel incredibly lucky to have as a primary objective for the day a coastal walk. … Continue reading

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Tuesdays are for Tennis not Toads

I nearly died this morning.  I nearly died from shock at what crawled out of Harvey’s welly boot when I attempted to tidy the porch this morning.  People who know me well, know how terrified I am of spiders.  Well, … Continue reading

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