Have You Made Banana Pancakes?

Have you made banana pancakes? Not pancakes topped with bananas and maple syrup, a la the traditional topping recipe; no, these are pancakes made put of banana as their base. Completely gluten free and I'm sure you could make them vegan by replacing the egg with ground flax and water. (I am in no way … Continue reading Have You Made Banana Pancakes?

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Silence – But Not By My Fault

My fair greetings to the world! What an absence it has been and I certainly plan to explain all that – but as per the title I stand that it was not my fault. I had a laptop failure a few months ago – I am currently taking this down on The Husband’s, which in … Continue reading Silence – But Not By My Fault

A Little Bit of Alice

Sorry I've not been around much! I've not got much of an update as the case. Life is life, and mine is hardly interesting. Instead, I'd prefer to introduce you to one of my favourite musicians: Alice's Night Circus. Taking her inspiration from Victorian aesthetic and Alice in Wonderland as well as costuming and film, … Continue reading A Little Bit of Alice

Made it Through the Dark

To think that it was only a couple of weeks ago that I posted another photo from this same location on Acomb's Hobmoor in near-darkness. I've been walking this same route once a week for the past seven months and it hit me this week: I remember when I walked this in the heat of … Continue reading Made it Through the Dark

Three Different Hotels, Three Different Adventures

I wanted to go over the trip we recently had where we experienced three different hotel stays, both in the UK and in the sunny glorious South of France. (This was a while ago now, but I've been busy as we well know.) I really ought to turn this into a travel blog, the amount … Continue reading Three Different Hotels, Three Different Adventures

Badger Moming

This time last year I must've been submitting my last piece of professional writing I’ve done – a short story of the name SHE, STARK – to the editors of the University College London Publisher’s Prize. With such prestige, I hardly expected to get in, but my piece made it through to the longlist of … Continue reading Badger Moming

Merry Christmas

Another year, another Christmas message. Well, I hope you all have had a good day this Christmas 2018 and that have a good New Year. Let's see what the following year has in store - I hope it's something good for you. As per my last post - no resolutions apart from the usual ones … Continue reading Merry Christmas

Where Has The Year Gone?

Wow, where have the days good? In true blink-and-miss-it style the year has passed and we sit at the last week of December already. I know I've been super absent from the blog, and actually without good reason except that working is my focus and I've not had much to offer advice or chat about. … Continue reading Where Has The Year Gone?

Guestposting Away

My friend Craig Hallam invited me to guestpost on his blog in, oh, July it must have been, and with everything that went on for me in the months of July and August - my anniversary and graduation, The Lincoln Asylum and Reading Swing Exchange - then working a bunch of overtime towards the end … Continue reading Guestposting Away

Remembering the Lost

Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day and I want to respect that here, knowing so many people who've suffered the hardship and pain and indescribable nature of losing a child, however far into gestation, not least my precious Godson's siblings. From my Instagram: I don't pretend to have any knowledge beyond the facts … Continue reading Remembering the Lost