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2019 SoGlos Lifestyle Awards

2019 SoGlos Lifestyle Awards

Wow, what a night!

Truth be told, one of the best things about awards do’s like this is catching up with people I’ve not seen in a while as well as meeting new people. And of course when I saw new..

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Trialling lamb dishes

Trialling lamb dishes

A couple of weeks ago I visited my friend Jo in London. We dined at the fabulous Babur restaurant on the Saturday night and two dishes left me wanting to recreate them; their 100-hour marinated..

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It’s the Easter holidays and all is calm

It’s the Easter holidays and all is calm

The best thing about children is how they force you to stop whatever you’re doing and live life right here in the moment. There’s always a degree of concern as the end of term approaches but once..

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Cheltenham Wine Festival

Cheltenham Wine Festival

Last Saturday was Cheltenham Wine Festival and the weeks leading up to it were pretty busy as I made wine scented candles in bottles from Gloucester Studio, wine jam and then (at the last minute)..

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A week of meetings, canapes and cocktails

A week of meetings, canapes and cocktails

I am exhausted. Last week was insane but I think being busy has to be my favourite problem to have.

On Tuesday BBC Radio Gloucestershire came by for a lunch of jerk chicken and spicy rice followed..

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Twice-cooked fish and smoked pork

Twice-cooked fish and smoked pork

I had a wonderful booking at the weekend where a son had booked a meal for his parents’ Birthdays. With my own mum having a significant Birthday approaching it has made me appreciate the standard..

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