Monthly Archives: November 2009

Happy Thanksgiving

Last night my friend Rosie came over and the three of us had a pseudo-Thanksgiving dinner together. I say pseudo because I wasn’t really able to do it the way it would have been done back home, due to the … Continue reading

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Don’t bother styling your ‘do.

If there’s one thing I can say about the weather here, it’s that it’s very windy. Like, tree branches banging against the window, don’t bother combing your hair before you go out, even the seagulls are grounded windy. I went … Continue reading

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Aggghhh Sarah Palin. I really need to just ignore her, because every time I get to talking about her a vein in my forehead starts throbbing and I rave like a lunatic. I really think she might haunt my dreams … Continue reading

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A new arrangement

Just wanted to throw something out there because it crossed my mind as I was heading home from the grocery store tonight, ready to tackle this new recipe, then go home and devour the results. You know that old maxim … Continue reading

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I’ve seen the Holy Grail: it’s in a roasting pan in my oven.

I’ve been feeling rather blah the last few days. I haven’t been able to find a volunteer job and the weather has finally taken a turn for the worse. I can only describe it as Portalnd-esque, and those of you … Continue reading

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Lewes Bonfire Night

The 5th of November is a holiday in the UK. It’s called Guy Fawks Night or Bonfire Night and it commemorates the discovery and foiling of a the Gunpowder Plot-a plan organized by a group of English Catholics to blow … Continue reading

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the no-knead bread challenge

Well, a couple things. First off, it is pomegranate season. Yes yes, I love them. I think only Tiffany really knows just how much I love them. Upon discovering their luscious wonderful-ness about three years ago, they have become something … Continue reading

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