Monthly Archives: August 2013

Purple goodness

My go-to purple skirt needed replacing. I love purple. Something had to be doneā€¦ It’s a faux wrap skirt, with an inbuilt flounce Its fauxness is exposed when its windy. But it can be patted back in place Technical details … Continue reading

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Egg coat

The egg shaped coat. More fashionably known as boule shaped. I think I might have found my most unflattering style ever. Fun, though. And not terrible from all angles. I’ll probably wear it a lot. Technical details Pattern: BurdaStyle 12-2011-114 … Continue reading

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Nutmeg cake

This wonderful cake is even better with some cream. This latest version was made in the evening after work for a colleague’s birthday the next day, in between a load or two of washing, and other domestic stuff. It really … Continue reading

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Winter comfort food

Let’s start with dessert Chocolate cake I think you know what my priorities are. Yes. Chocolate is one of them. It’s a vegetable with lots of antioxidants. What’s that you say? Something about fat and sugar? Surely not! This is … Continue reading

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