If you have an interest in cooking and don't live under a stone, chances are that you've heard recent buzzing about Himalayan Salt- the pretty pink sensation coming to table tops and bathtubs near you!!! You may well ask why I care about this and I will give you two reasons. The first is, rather … Continue reading Salt Masters
I've alluded previously to my good fortune as regards eating establishments within spitting distance of my humble abode in Brightlingsea so I won't go on about that again other than to say here's another one! Although breakfast has always been a popular date activity for the Mr and myself, however out outings have been curbed … Continue reading The Breakfast Club- Fork & Wine
Does anyone know a fat vegan? You're sniggering now and waiting for the punchline but really, I want to know. Do you know an un-skinny (long term) vegan? I thought I did once, but she was forced to correct me with a wry smile when I found her demolishing a burger at a food festival … Continue reading The Skinny Thing: Calling All Fat Vegans.
Some many months ago the Older Male Sibling got his self engaged to a lovely lady and two years of planning and scribbling and testing and head scratching began for many people. This culminated in a wonderful day out last week during which everyone looked gorgeous and said lovely things and celebrated this irritatingly marvelously … Continue reading Gin & Tonic Jelly
I am almost too eager to get out and tackle the rising Essex jungle at the back of my house to pen this bank holiday entry. Almost. It is all going on, in a borderline ferocious fashion thanks to all the recent bouts of downpour punctuated sunshine. Like so many areas of this blogger's life, … Continue reading Grow Your Own! A Welcome Return
What: Independent pub with seafood specialty menu Where: High Street/Hurst Green, Brightlingsea, Essex How Much: Variable Overall: I want to sell my house and live here instead. http://www.rosebudpub.co.uk/ My cousin recently commented on how lucky we are to live in a reasonably small town with so many excellent eateries, and whilst I'm not about the … Continue reading The Rosebud, Brightlingsea
Some time in November I told of my dip into the WW world of pointed dieting. It's been, well, irritating and effective in more or less equal measures. My progress in weight loss terms has been slow but generally in the right direction despite that pesky business of Christmas the misery month of January and … Continue reading The Skinny Thing- Four Months of Weight Watchers