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Mixed bag 2

Given my current state of reduced mobility, sitting around losing weight by eating butter just sounds too good not to try.

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Needing a new knee

Life on crutches is not optimal. It makes you look like a pensioner and feel like a pensioner, but without any discounts.

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Maundy Thursday

TSH can't stand up and I can't really walk so Easter 2018 will be a much toned-down version of usual events. The kids will not even notice as long as "The Rooster" shows up sometime over the next few days.

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The Heads of Departments

And it's pretty safe to say that for the last three nights the kids have had supermarket meatballs and macaroni for dinner, with nigh on not a vegetable to be seen. I know you are meant to 'eat the rainbow' but our rainbow has a slight 'sepia' tone to it, with only white and brown to be seen.

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Mixed bag 1

I still feel like I play a rather 'supportive' role to the other members who actually possess value-adding real life and language skills. However, I do put on a great spread when meetings are held at our house, which may be the reason for my re-election.

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TMJ hindered to healing

The best news was that my biological age was estimated to be 37, so when TSH told me I was looking five years younger, he was as usual, absolutely SPOT ON.

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The magic of Miso Mayonnaise

As mentioned previously, late last year we made a discovery that changed our lives. Welcome to our home, Miso Mayonnaise. Quick to whip up, quick to eat up.

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Cheers to the year that was … part 2

I felt like I was in the Barossa Valley, whipping up quince jelly, quince paste and rosemary and quince jam. Turns out, all you have to do is add a hell of a lot of sugar to them and boil the crap out of them.

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Cheers to the year that was… part 1

Turns out, the younger two had the same resolve as their mum, that 9 million others should learn our language, instead of us having to learn theirs.

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Pretty Raspberry Caramels

Oh and with a slight diversion from my sugar-is-the-devil ways, I'd love to share one of my favourite Christmas recipes. They make the perfect gift!*

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