Turning 33 (Part 2)

My intentions were to continue with part 2 of this post yesterday. But. It being half term, and me having time on my hands, and being curious and a little crazy, I decided to pull up the carpet in the front room of my house to see the floorboards underneath. I pulled it all up, […]

Turning 33 (Part 1)

Today, at 2.10pm, the last 366 days accumulated and my age suddenly changed from 32 to 33. Of course, I was expecting this to happen, as one does on a birthday. I decided to mark the occasion by indulging in food and drink, spread over 3 days. I visited a lot of new places and […]

Day 9: 30 Days of Baking

It’s still Day 9, it’s still Day 9! Forgive me for the late post, but I’ve been learning about resurrection men, drinking cocktails and eating MEAT. Tasty cocktails and juicy MEAT. Oh yes. Today I made a spiced apple, cranberry and pecan cake. I think it is the best looking cake so far. To be […]

Day 8: 30 Days of Baking

So here is today’s cake: a Swedish apple cake, or applekaka, recipe courtesy of Annika and her family. I forgot to mention yesterday that Annika bought me some ingredients as a different way to donate. In this recipe there were some unfamiliar things – measuring flour in mls in a jug, having a very thick […]