Botanical Gardens

Overdue Update

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Hello! It’s been a long time. I have been super busy the last couple of months but I figured it was time for an update. So, what have I been up to? Cambridge Big Bike Ride You may have seen the banner on the bottom of the site for the Cambridge Big Bike Ride. It […]

Food

Recipe: Pan Rustico Bread Loaf Update

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I made pan rustico again and updated the original post with some in progress pictures. The first time I made it, I wasn’t sure if it would work or not so I didn’t take any pictures. Since it’s been my most popular blog post of the last 6 months I figured I’d make it again […]

Food

Recipe: Pan Rustico Bread Loaf

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UPDATE: 01/07/2012: I made this again and added pictures of each stage to make it a little easier! I’ve had a very productive bank holiday weekend. You may recall this recipe for flapjacks, well I did that again but this time I added 200g of melted chocolate over the top and cooled it in the […]

General

Do Something Amazing…Give Blood!

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You may remember this post where I tried and failed spectacularly to give blood. Well, I sorted that all out in November and was able to give blood for the first time. Yay! I even got a sticker! I probably should’ve written about it but you know, busy busy busy! It was all very exciting […]

Food

Recipe: Butterfly Buns

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Back again with another recipe. I was really hoping to have blogged about other things this week but just haven’t found the chance. There’s a reason, but more on that later! Today I made a childhood favourite…Butterfly Buns!! (or Flutterby Buns if you were a bit of a weird child) Nice and simple and again, […]

Food

Recipe: Sultana Flapjacks

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I’m a baker. Not a cook, a baker. I love cooking, I’m just not very well versed if you like. Baking on the other hand, I am fab at and I absolutely adore it! So, a new topic for the year, baking posts! I’m cutting down on how much crap I eat from the shelves; […]

Health

Oooo doesn’t he look healthy?!

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Remember this post and this post? Well, how about an update? First, that Botanics stuff is working wonders. My skin is so lovely and soft and my beard is really soft too. Second, the exercise regime!  This is going really well. I’ve almost managed to keep up to three times a week. Of the last […]

Health

Oh you sexy hermaphrodite lady-man-ladies

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With your sexy lady bits, and your sexy man bits too It has come to my attention that I’m getting old. Not only that but I’m starting to look old too. Hmmph! So at the weekend we went to Boots and I got me some man-lady-man products: First up I’ve got a Face Wash to […]

Books

Fings I Love Friday (3)

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That time of week again! 1) Aurora. She has hit the bottle, presumably in a bid for attention: 2) My new gym regime. It feels really good and makes me finish work on time so I get to the gym before it’s too busy. 3) Flight of the Conchords. Saw them in Birmingham this week. […]

Health

Let’s get physical…

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…let me hear your body talk. I love how this song is always associated with working out when it’s really about doing it! Ha! I said doing it on my blog! Today I had my first proper weights exercise session. Man, it was tough! I’ll give you a breakdown as I understand it: 1. 12 […]

Health

Wanted to belong here…

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…but something felt so wrong here. So, following on from my post on spiritual enlightenment I have come to a conclusion. Spending time alone in hotels will do that for you! My quandry was deciding whether it’s possible to have a spiritual awakening when you haven’t really done anything bad in your life. I even […]