One year on…

A year ago today, I had my bike accident. For some reason, I thought of this a few days ago and contemplated walking to the station today. But, I didn’t want it to become one of those annual superstitions. Plus, Sod’s Law said I would have tripped over my own shoe if I’d done that and head-butted a lamp post; Or something equally as embarrassing and painful. Last year really shocked me. It shocked me in a few ways. Firstly,

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Nothing like a clean house!

So I have been making use of the Bank Holiday Monday. We started the day with a 13 mile bike ride. I then got on with muchos cleaning (including windows and frames!) and dusting. I also touched-up some paintwork and applied a second coat of stain to the most recent conservatory sanding. I updated my finance spreadsheet and did the ironing. I then make a Angela-style Melanzane Parmagiana (I added in slow roasted peppers and courgettes along with the aubergine)

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Room 101: Umbrellas!

Living in Britain, rain is common place. We either have none of it for ages and have fears of droughts and stand pipes. Or we have deluges of it come spring, autumn, winter or (most likely) summer and we end up feeling continually soggy! So, I appreciate the want and need to try and stay dry when it rains. But, oh, I really hate umbrellas. Being a person of height (I’m 6ft or there abouts), I am at ‘eye-gouging’ height

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Going Sportive!

Sam and I have had a very busy weekend. The Watling Parents came round on Friday to help tidy-up the garden. I got home to a wonderfully clean and tidy front garden and a half complete back garden. They stayed over and we continued on in to Saturday (with me disappearing for a Saturday row, of course). Sam and his Dad also finally got round to boxing in a pipe in the kitchen. It was a very busy day, so

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When did Bank Holiday TV stop being special?

I have fond memories of Bank Holidays from when I was growing-up. In these memories, we are usually sat around on the sofa, with a cup of tea, watching an Indiana Jones or Star Wars film on the telly. I’m sure it wasn’t quite like that every time (the fact it is always sunny in my memory tells me there is an element of surrealism to my past visions) but we definitely used to spent the afternoon or evening enjoying

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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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