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Recipe Recommendation - Chocolate Cake
Just a quick note from me today, to say that if you're in the mood to bake something, it should be Deb Perelman's Chocolate Buckwheat Cake  from Smitten Kitchen. I made it at the weekend and it was incredible , chocolatey and rich but not at all too sweet. ...
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Frock Consciousness
This morning I read an excellent article by Rosemary Hill from the London Review of Books, about clothes and women and literature and film and a whole lot of other things which are bound up in how we choose to present ourselves: https://www.lrb.co.uk/v40/n0...
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Podcast Episode 3: At the Ballet
Listen to episode 3 here: As you can hear from the birdsong in the background, Spring has sprung here in Edinburgh! Misty Copeland article by Aaron Hicklin for the Observer Pride & Prejudice on CraftLit Eligible , by Curtis Sittenfeld Kelderman's Dutch Ston...
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Podcast Episode 2: Edinburgh Yarn Fest!
Listen to episode 2 here ! Links and notes for episode 2: I've got a stinking cold at the moment - I tried to edit all of the sniffles out, but do forgive me if I missed any! Cat Doyle : Vendetta , Inferno , Mafiosa (#BloodForBlood)  Sistema Salad To Go lun...
Podcast Episode 2: Edinburgh Yarn Fest!
Podcast Episode 2: Edinburgh Yarn Fest!
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My podcast! Shownotes for Episode 1: Hello
The podcast can be found here : Mentioned in this
episode: Ceri Jenkins' Recharge & Resist Call Your Girlfriend , 'Mother
Yourself' Jenny Colgan; The Little Shop of Happy Ever After KitKat Hat - Andre Sue Pussyhat Project - Kat Coyle Erika Knight Aran ...
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My podcast! Shownotes for Episode 1: Hello
The podcast can be found here: Mentioned in this
episode: Ceri Jenkins' Recharge & Resist Call Your Girlfriend, 'Mother
Yourself' Jenny Colgan; T he Little Shop of Happy Ever After KitKat Hat - Andre Sue Pussyhat Project - Kat Coyle Erika Knight Aran W...
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Brexit: A Sonnet
When I showed up in the early nineties, The continent was newly safe and sound. The Wall had fallen, the Cold War had ended, Ever Closer Union, peace all around. Amid Troubles and wars the Union grew, Together we would forever belong. We got citizenship, an...
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£2 Tuesdays 1: Giving Tuesday, Help Refugees
As part of my goals to decrease worldsuck* I wanted to find a way to start giving money to charity more regularly and more intentionally. Today is Giving Tuesday : the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving in the USA. It seemed like a perfect day to kick this of...
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"I want to warn against partisan fighting; pick up a pen, start writing"
Well. That just happened. This has been a really bad year for democracy. It has me wishing I hadn't studied politics and especially that I didn't know so much about German history, that I wasn't painfully aware of where this leads. I'd be so happy to be pro...
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University Challenge's Woman Problem
Once again, University Challenge is in the news due to online abuse of a woman participant, this time due to people thinking that the contestant's exact gender history was in any way relevant to her barnstorming performance. Despite the article trying to ma...
University Challenge's Woman Problem
University Challenge's Woman Problem
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