Author: Cathy

The Perfect Curry?!

Have you been watching Rick Stein‘s India?  I have obviously…it is a programme about India and food, two of my favourite things.  In this series Rick is in search of the perfect curry and is travelling the length and breadth of the country in search of it.  What I think Rick is discovering is that curry…
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July 20, 2013 3

Frugal Times

Have you ever had an unexpected bill?  I had one this week!  The car had to go in for it’s MOT and service.  I had in my head that there would be a little bit of work…I knew that it would fail on the windscreen wipers!  So I had in my head that it would…
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June 15, 2013 1


I wonder if you have ever been late for anything?  I know that it seems to be a character trait of youth workers, but I have always tried to get to places on time.  I don’t like being late.  I don’t like letting people down or causing stress or panic by not arriving on time.…
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May 21, 2013 0


I love breakfast.  I thought this as I sat down to eat my freshly baked soda bread with scrambled eggs and bacon this morning.  I don’t just love ‘special’ breakfast times, this week we have been sitting down every morning at 7am to eat breakfast together as a family.  Normally we have had simple cereal…
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April 20, 2013 3

Eggs Benedict & Recipe

So this week in the news there has been the shock resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.  This would be the only papal resignation for 600 years and all the discussion are now how to appoint a new pope when the current one will still be around.  This is all because the pope is God‘s representative…
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February 16, 2013 0

Resolutions, baby food and giving

I don’t know about you but I find it very difficult to stick to my resolution to lose weight.  I’m sure that I make a similar resolution every year and somehow (mainly through food!) I never manage it.  I always end up at around about the same weight regardless of how much I eat or…
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January 19, 2013 0

Cooking South Indian Breakfast

Five days ago I fractured my colcaneum, my heel bone.  I wasn’t expecting it to be as painful as it was, it seemed that it didn’t matter what position I had my foot it, it still really hurt. For three days I was unable to walk at all, not being able to put any pressure…
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April 23, 2011 1