Monthly Archives: August 2009

Why does it always rain… on the Bank Holiday?!

So I survived the aqueduct yesterday! And thoroughly enjoyed myself too! Would highly recommend a visit. We took a two hour barge trip along the Llangollen canal – over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Saw a lot of people on holiday on … Continue reading

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7 weeks! And Happy Bank Hol!!!

So tomorrow will be seven weeks without shopping! Seven weeks! That means that it’s nearly two months, so only four months to go. That doesn’t sound that bad. Really. Testament to the fact that it has been beneficial for my … Continue reading

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Blog layout update

Some days I’m indecisive and others I just don’t know!!! You’ll have to bear with me while I experiment with the layout on this blog. When I started out I had no idea about any of this. I still don’t! … Continue reading

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No one has food poisoning… yet!!

Well… we – me, the boyf and a few unsuspecting friends – have now sampled the delights of the cupcakes and we’re all still here to tell the story! Phew! For anyone who was wondering, the recipe is below. Tia … Continue reading

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Part three in the story of the cupcakes!!

Here are the finished product! Just got to leave them in the fridge for the icing to set a bit and then for the tasting! The end.

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How to… combine fashion and politics

My two passions in life; politics and fashion. Until recently the two seemed to be juxtaposed however the tides seem to be turning as women like Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy emerge. ‘The essence of the well-dressed woman should never … Continue reading

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The cupcake story so far… (Pt 2)

These are the cupcakes straight out of the oven! I plan to ice them tomorrow night and will post another photo then. Don’t know how they taste but the leftovers in the bowl certainly tasted good.

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