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New year, new bullet journal

Some time last year I gave in to the general craze for making bullet journals. If you haven’t come across these before, here are a couple of introductory video clips (clip 1 and clip 2) that explains what bullet journals are. … Continue reading

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More mindfulness… and some pictures

I’ve recently got more and more interested in mindfulness. Probably I’m at that stage in life where people often feel that life is mostly struggle and contains little that’s pure pleasure, where people feel constrained by their careers and other … Continue reading

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Jam tomorrow? Nah, jam TODAY!

“I’m sure I’ll take you with pleasure!” the Queen said. “Two pence a week, and jam every other day.” Alice couldn’t help laughing, as she said, “I don’t want you to hire me – and I don’t care for jam.” … Continue reading

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One does not live by bread alone…

… but very nearly. At least if you’re German. Germans do have a bread obsession, and I happily plead guilty to being a bread obsessive as well. Bread just tastes so good. Bread is so versatile. I very nearly have … Continue reading

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The sour stuff that makes you smile…

… or, my first fermentation adventure. I’ve been living in Britain for some years now, and don’t really miss any German foodstuffs. Except bread, of course, but since I’ve begun baking my own, even that craving has receded. Then I … Continue reading

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Vegan Carrot Cake

My first foray into vegan cake baking. It’s an easy recipe & very tasty.

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Orange Marmelade

I got this recipe from the owner of a B & B near St. David’s. It’s very easy & you don’t even need Seville oranges. First, you cut up the oranges (about 1 kg). I also added a lime for … Continue reading

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