Some thoughts on tea

As friends will know, I am a big tea lover. I can get by without it; Indeed if we go on holiday to Europe, it’s not always easy to get a cuppa. But I do find the day is better with several mugs of the delightful warm elixir. Now tea comes in many forms and it has long been said that excessive caffeine should be avoided. So over the years I have attempted to drink different types of tea. I

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The Lance Armstrong doping scandal

For years Lance Armstrong has been bombarded with accusations of doping during his years as a competitive cyclist. With the number of wins he had under his belt during a time when the sport was corrupted by doping, he was insistent he was clean. With all public records supporting this, it really was left to individuals to make their own judgement. I hate the whole concept of doping. In my mind, it is like taking notes in to a public

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The Snow Woman and the Snow Baby

Sam and our neighbours decided to enjoy the snow this morning. The result: a tale that will live on well beyond the day the final bit of snow melts. Originally on Facebook, thought I would also put it here, for the future. The Snow Woman and the Snow Baby Mrs Snowman is frantic… Snowbaby, Spud, has managed to get over the other side of the fence! “Get back over here!” she cries. “No.” says Spud. “I like it over here.”

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The temperature plummets and motivation is lacking

It’s a difficult time of year for training. The weather is not at it’s best and there is nothing harder than forcing myself out in to the dark and cold conservatory to erg. Or out of the house and down to water training after work. Or out of bed early on a Saturday to de-ice the car for weekend outings. I enjoy my rowing and my exercise, but with just the rigmarole of getting to and from work in the

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¡Cuidado libro Español, voy a leerte!

I have been a bit slack at working on my Spanish over the last, erm, few years. It’s something which I know I can call on if I need to but, frankly, it has got a bit more rusty than I am happy about. I feel very fortunate to be able to speak a second language to a level of moderate fluency and always feel guilty for not given it the attention I feel it deserves. Before Christmas I pulled

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Cooking up a storm

I have done a fair bit of cooking over the last week. Whilst not being a huge believer in the new year being a ‘fresh start’, I naturally seem to want to be extra healthy as we come out of Christmas and move in to January. (That said, at least one of the things I have made (shown further down) is certainly not healthy, unless you take the fact it is made from just basic ingredients.) However, I think the

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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