Monthly Archives: December 2013

Weekend Cooking – Nigella Christmas – Yule Log

As promised, this is the third of four posts taken from this delightful book. This third recipe is for Yule Log and is taken from Nigella’s fabulous website For the cake6 medium egg(s) (separated)150 gram(s) caster sugar50 gram(s) cocoa powder1 … Continue reading

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Virtual Advent Tour – Lockerbie

I am delighted to take part in the Virtual Advent Tour hosted by Marg & Kelly. This is the third time of taking part. It is a wonderful way to meet other bloggers and spread festive cheer! When I decided … Continue reading

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Book of Me, Written by Me, Prompt 17

Today is week 17 of what is going to be a 15 month project. Each Saturday, at around 12.30am UK time I will release the prompt for that week’s Book of Me, Written by You. If you are new here, … Continue reading

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Postcard Friendship Friday – Christmas Card circa 1843

Submitted as part of Postcard Friendship Friday hosted by The Best Hearts are Crunchy 

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The In-Depth Genealogist – Digital Magazine – Issue 11 – OUT NOW!

The next issue of the free digital magazine is available NOW! //e.issuu.com/embed.js You can read my Introduction post HERE and you can follow the column by visiting The In-Depth Genealogist website and subscribing via email or via twitter and Facebook. … Continue reading

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A Merry Little Christmas by Debbie Macomber

A delightful little book with two festive reads from Debbie Macomber. Both stories are centred around the fiction and lovely town of Cedar Cove. 1225 Christmas Tree Lane Continuing with the popular Cedar Cove stories. This festive catch up is … Continue reading

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Virtual Advent Tour – Kiva – Genealogists for Families Project

I am delighted to take part in the Virtual Advent Tour hosted by Marg & Kelly. This is the third time of taking part. It is a wonderful way to meet other bloggers and spread festive cheer! When I decided … Continue reading

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The Newfound Land (Graham Saga Book 4) by Anna Belfrage

Back in October I read and reviewed the three earlier books in the series. Book 1 – A Rip in the VeilBook 2 – Like Chaff in the WindBook 3 – The Prodigal Son In this latest book, Matthew and … Continue reading

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Sentimental Sunday – Polio and the Journey Ahead

Image courtesy of www.virology.ws Back in 1953, so 60 years ago, my Mum then aged four and a half contracted Polio. All through my childhood I was aware of the impact that the disease had, had on Mum, although she never … Continue reading

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Weekend Cooking – Nigella Christmas – Star -Topped Mince Pies

As promised, this is the second of four posts taken from this delightful book. The second recipe is Star-Topped Mince Pies and this recipe makes 36 of them! This comes from Nigella’s fabulous website For the pastry 240 gram(s) plain … Continue reading

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