Author Archives: thenewnortherner

Kosmos: A Greek Feast

On my sixth day on the trot in the office last week (oh the joys!), as I wrestled with yet another Excel spreadsheet, I felt the urge for an impromptu night out. So a few texts later, an evening with … Continue reading

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Life Lately #3

A little catch up on my life lately… Bonfire night I’d been waiting for an excuse to wear the ridiculously furry hat that I’d picked up at the Pembrokeshire County Show, and bonfire night was the perfect occasion. We jumped … Continue reading

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Chester: Race Time

In this household, we take our rowing very seriously. In fact, we will be keen for anything that we can be competitive in if we think we stand a good chance of winning! Having not raced in a while, we … Continue reading

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Autumn loves

I’m a real summer lover. I’d say that I’m definitely at my happiest when the days are long, the sun is in the sky, I can spend all day outside and there’s a promise of BBQ food. However, autumn is … Continue reading

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Ocean Treasure

I’m known for being very predictable when I eat out and I’m guilty of nearly always ordering something with goat’s cheese in it – I love that stuff! Therefore it was high time I got a little more adventurous and … Continue reading

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A Cheese Fest

Out of all of the good things in life, cheese ranks pretty highly in my book. Creamy goat’s cheese, rich melted Camembert, ‘blow your socks off’ Stilton…I just love a good hunk of cheese. I’m therefore all over any invitation … Continue reading

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Macaron Inspiration and Disaster

Get ready for a very macaron-heavy post…Don’t you just want to reach through the screen and grab one?Macarons are simply the prettiest, yummiest, mouth-wateringly cute little treat, and personally I can’t get enough of them.At the weekend, we pottered along … Continue reading

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