My 7 links – a Tripbase project

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  I do love a good retrospective.  I was always a sucker for those magazine articles that inevitably start appearing towards the end of the year listing the year’s top 100 songs; or top 10 celebrity divorces; or top 5 food trends; or top 20 headlines.  You get the picture.  So when I am given […]

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Cooksister calendars now available!

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You all know the feeling.  The knot in your stomach.  The tightness in your chest.  The shallow breaths and elevated heart-rate. The shooting pains down your left arm. Yes, folks, the festive season is upon us.  The knot in your stomach is from too much cranberry sauce.  The tightness in your chest returns every time […]

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Griddled haloumi cheese with caramelised fennel, shallots & flat leaf parsley

January 8, 2009

  Isn't it funny how we can flick through a magazine, but that certain types of articles will catch our eye time after time?  For some, it might be any article about fashion.  For others, it might be anything to do with celebrities.  For me, it's lists. Oh yes, put it in bullet-point format or […]

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Individual strawberry crisps

December 5, 2008

  Well, it seems it took exactly three days after the end of NaBloPoMo for the urge to blog to return.  That's got to be some sort of record I am finding, though, that my return to regular blog reading and commenting has been rather slow, having almost ground to a halt in the latter […]

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The WTSIM #21 theme announced, an award – and a meme

November 17, 2008

So.  The October edition of Waiter, There's Something in My… is done and dusted, round-up posted, and people are beginning to wonder what the next theme is going to be.  Well, wonder no more – forthcoming host Johanna has put us all out of our misery and announced the theme for November.  What are your […]

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The commenters meme

November 5, 2008

Is it just me, or did everyone else also finally exhale this morning after holding their breath all night – maybe all week?  I went to bed with my fingers crossed and woke up to a day many thought would never arrive.  The last time I cried while watching the news from America was on […]

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Some press, some awards, and a great reason to bake some bread

October 24, 2008

Remember that line in Pulp Fiction when Uma Thurman as Mia comes back to the table at Jack Rabbit Slims where she is having dinner with with John Travlota as Vincent and she says "Don't you just love it when you come back from the bathroom and find your food waiting for you?"?  Well, that's rather […]

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