Monthly Archives: September 2013

Apple crumble

apple crumble with star anise I halved this recipe to make a smaller crumble as there are only two of us. Verdict: Although it’s very nice, it makes about twice as much crumble as required! The apple doesn’t really take … Continue reading

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What Remains

I’ve been watching more TV dramas this year, mainly BBC ones. I watched The Village, which was good but quite bleak and The White Queen which started off well but didn’t quite hold my attention for the whole series. My … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games

I read this book on Saira’s recommendation and I’m glad I did. It definitely reads like a book for teenagers but it’s very good anyway, totally compulsive. It’s simply but well written. The story is science fiction: part Battle Royale, … Continue reading

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