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A smoked roast to round off half term

A smoked roast to round off half term

Half-term started out pretty grim due to our youngest being unwell and the weather being rather wet. Much as I like to say there’s no such thing as bad weather (only inappropriate clothing), when..

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Five Fires for a 60th Birthday

Five Fires for a 60th Birthday

There’s always a challenge when the weather is glorious and I have a booking in the restaurant. Walking into Gloucester Studio and being greeted by a crackling fire is an important part of any..

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year

“Is it too late to wish you a very happy New Year” began an email yesterday. Possibly, but who really keeps track of these things?

My main New Year’s Resolution was to get my newsletter out and..

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Crumbs! It’s nearly Christmas

Crumbs! It’s nearly Christmas

In this month’s edition of Crumbs they “Feel the burn!” as they get “All fired up with the Pyromaniac Chef.” There’s a five page story which answers everything you could possibly want to know about..

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Hello, I’m back!

Hello, I’m back!

It has been an unforgivably long time since I blogged and that’s largely due to being incredibly busy. Still, being busy means lots of exciting things happened which I didn’t update you..

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Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

My brother and sister-in-law recently visited us from Hong Kong. We managed to find a date in the diary when my stepbrothers were free and for the first time in four years we all met up. Naturally..

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