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Marilyn McDonald
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An extended family weekend
We left home on Friday last week, the day after the Democrats cleaned up in the mid term elections for the House of Representatives, but lost one seat in the Senate. Had to stay home till the day after as it all had to be listened to and watched... I seem t...
An extended family weekend
An extended family weekend
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Second photo post to bring me up to date - a trip to Sydney
Last weekend (2 - 5 Nov) David and I flew to Sydney to see the lovely Kirsty. On board after a couple of hours in the Koru Lounge. Time flew in there, assisted by a couple of G&Ts for David and 3 chardonnays for me. Plus nibbles... We stayed about 700 yards...
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First photo post to start to bring me up to date ...
My cousin Gordon and Sharon's dogs in their usual place and doing what they do best all day ... Dinner with Tim just outside Reading before we left the UK. It was great to catch up with him, even though only for a couple of hours. Pre-take off champagne in ...
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Tall, red with blue
We have a new car! It is a beautiful red Kia Sportage which I purchased from an unexpected inheritance from an unknown (to me) cousin who died intestate and with no spouse, partner or children. Thank you, Jack - I do wish I had met you. David saying goodbye...
Tall, red with blue
Tall, red with blue
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Bread and butter pudding with lemon curd
Sorry, Carol, you asked for the lemon recipes and I didn't think this one was - doh! Bread and Butter Pudding with Lemon Curd. (NB all quantities are approximate as I don't measure anything for this as it depends on the size of the pan I am using and how ma...
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Derek's limoncello recipe
Derek’s
Limoncello 1.5 litres
strong alcohol 4 cups (900 gms)
sugar 5 cups water
(1.250 litres) Peel lemons with
potato peeler, trying for as little white pith as possible. White pith is
bitter in the drink. Put as much lemon peel to alcohol in a non reacti...
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Just so you know ,,,
... we are home and we are fine. We are coming out of (hopefully) an obsession with all things US political - we have to be coming out of it, or otherwise the depression it engenders in us would sink us without trace. There'd merely be a large puddle of tea...
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Kindness and grumpiness in a period of less than 20 hours ...
And on Wednesday evening at Kilby Bridge while the four of us were eating the meatballs in mushroom and onion gravy (augmented with more mushrooms, a salad and pasta), a woman came past the boat looking a bit lost. She knocked on the window and asked if the...
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Who's got the list?
Well, at 3am it was us apparently, although I didn't notice till I got up to go for a pee at about 4.30. David told me then that he'd tightened the ropes too much after the horse adventure, but at 6am I went out to loosen the back rope (in my nightie and ja...
Who's got the list?
Who's got the list?
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Horsing around near Kilby Bridge
Yesterday morning David appealed to my better nature (yes, I do have one) and asked if we could move off into the countryside, even though we had agreed to stay in Leicester another two nights so we could go back to the lovely Indian restaurant, Jamal. I ag...
Horsing around near Kilby Bridge
Horsing around near Kilby Bridge
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