Tag Archives: England

Random Food of the Day

An English fish pie dinner with steamed veg.  It tasted much better than it looks Advertisements

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Book Review: Elmet

Elmet Mozley, Fiona Algonquin Books, 2017 One of the perks of Amazon Prime is a free pre-release e-book every month and, although my selection of Elmet was a rather hasty one while waiting to board a flight and was less … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Plot

The Plot Bunting, Madeleine Granta, 2009 Subtitled “A Biography of an English Acre” the general story of the book is a description of “the plot” where the author’s father invested his life’s work. It’s an interesting concept – take a … Continue reading

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Stations along my tea journey

I began drinking tea at some indefinable moment in my youth. Iced tea (unsweetened) was a staple beverage in our household, quite often made as “sun tea” in the warmer months by putting a 2 or 3 gallon glass jar … Continue reading

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Book Review – Our Spoons Came from Woolworths

Our Spoons Came from Woolworths Comyns, Barbara New York Review Books, 2015 edition, original 1950 A NYRB book of the month selection, I wasn’t expecting great things from the blurb I had read about this book. The story seemed to … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

A hunk of Stilton

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Meandering the Midlands – Derby in Autumn

A stroll through autumnal Derby…

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