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  • Blueberry muffin done
    Food, Life

    Take my blues away blueberry muffins

    Some days just call for a sugar rush and the ultimate of comfort food in the form of homemade cake. Homemade muffins, really, and the bigger, the squidgier and warmer the…

  • Chair and flowers
    Interiors, Life

    Why I kind of like January

    It’s not often I court controversy (well, not that often) but this next statement might upset a few of you. Let me tell you a secret – I kind of like…

  • Julia and Sabine personal training Ilkley

    My personal training diary part one

    This is going to sound really showbiz, but a month ago I started personal training sessions and I think I’m ready to let you know how I’m getting on. I’ve been…

  • Love sign in lights
    Family, Life, Loss

    Widowed, single and dating

    You may have guessed (well it’s pretty obvious as I write about being widowed) but I’m single. I’ve dated a bit but so far nothing serious has happened and I think…

  • Bright flowers August

    A wildflower diary from summer to autumn

    There’s a patch of land near where I live which most of the year looks pretty unloved; but in the summer, it blooms. It’s been scattered with wildflower seeds and to…

  • September Me and Mine
    Family, Life

    Figuring out what comes next

    I feel like I’ve been in a kind of summer blog hibernation, where although I have managed to write a few posts and keep things ticking over it’s been ages since…