A quick blog about the Olympics: Tokyo 2020

Hi everyone. How are you all? Enjoying the Olympics? I thought I’d just squeeze in a quick blog tonight while the toad in the hole is cooking in the oven as I’m out for the next couple of nights (first cinema trip since first lockdown 2020 and 2nd tennis game in 15 + years). ThereContinue reading “A quick blog about the Olympics: Tokyo 2020”

Toad in the hole, mushroom and potato pie and glorious Cliveden

October Greetings. The toad in the hole turned out really nicely. Usually I wrap the sausages in streaky bacon but we didn’t have any this time. It really didn’t matter. It was gorgeous. For tonight I’m making Nigel Slater’s mushroom and potato pie which is a combination of garlic mushrooms, mashed potato and melted gruyèreContinue reading “Toad in the hole, mushroom and potato pie and glorious Cliveden”

One Tuesday in September

Hello and welcome to one Tuesday in September of my life. How are you all doing? It’s been a good day overall. Not too much pressure at work for a change. A few things worked out better than I expected them to. The sun shone this afternoon. All is right with the world, apart fromContinue reading “One Tuesday in September”